Modulation of Experimental Colon Tumorigenesis by Types and Amounts of Dietary Fatty Acids 1

Epidemiological studies and laboratory animal model assays suggest that a high intake of dietary fat promotes colorectal cancer. Several in vivo and in vitro studies support the hypothesis thatv-6 fatty acids promote colon tumorigenesis, whereasv-3 fatty acids lack promoting activity. Fat intake in the United States traditionally includes high amounts (30… CONTINUE READING