Nutrients, foods, and colorectal cancer prevention.

@article{Song2015NutrientsFA,
  title={Nutrients, foods, and colorectal cancer prevention.},
  author={Mingyang Song and Wendy S Garrett and Andrew T. Chan},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={2015},
  volume={148 6},
  pages={
          1244-60.e16
        }
}
Diet has an important role in the development of colorectal cancer. In the past few decades, findings from extensive epidemiologic and experimental investigations have linked consumption of several foods and nutrients to the risk of colorectal neoplasia. Calcium, fiber, milk, and whole grains have been associated with a lower risk of colorectal cancer, and red meat and processed meat have been associated with an increased risk. There is substantial evidence for the potential chemopreventive… CONTINUE READING
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