Micronutrient intake and risk of colon and rectal cancer in a Danish cohort.

@article{Roswall2010MicronutrientIA,
  title={Micronutrient intake and risk of colon and rectal cancer in a Danish cohort.},
  author={Nina Roswall and Anja Olsen and J. Tind Christensen and Lars Ove Dragsted and Kim Overvad and Anne Tj\onneland},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={40-6}
}
BACKGROUND Micronutrients may protect against colorectal cancer. Especially folate has been considered potentially preventive. However, studies on folate and colorectal cancer have found contradicting results; dietary folate seems preventive, whereas folic acid in supplements and fortification may increase the risk. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association between intake of vitamins C, E, folate and beta-carotene and colorectal cancer risk, focusing on possibly different effects of dietary… CONTINUE READING

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