Metabolic syndrome and colorectal cancer: the protective role of Mediterranean diet--a case-control study.


The effect of Mediterranean diet on colorectal cancer, in the presence of the metabolic syndrome, was evaluated in 250 patients with first developed cancer (63 ± 12 years, 59% males) and 250 age-gender-matched controls. Adherence to the Mediterranean diet was evaluated with the modified-MedDietScore (theoretical range 0-75), while assessment of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0003319711421164


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