Plantago Ovata Consumption and Colorectal Mortality in Spain, 1995–2000

  title={Plantago Ovata Consumption and Colorectal Mortality in Spain, 1995–2000},
  author={Jos{\'e} Carlos Fern{\'a}ndez L{\'o}pez and Rosa E. Villanueva and David Mart{\'i}nez-Hern{\'a}ndez and Romana Albaladejo and Enrique Regidor and Mar{\'i}a Elisa Calle},
  booktitle={Journal of epidemiology},
BACKGROUND Consumption of Plantago ovata may protect against colorectal cancer. To test this hypothesis, an ecological study was performed to determine mortality rates and distribution of colorectal cancer, and the consumption and distribution of P ovata, in different provinces in Spain. The putative association between P ovata consumption and mortality from colorectal cancer was then evaluated. METHODS We conducted a comparative ecological study of Spanish provinces, with colorectal cancer… CONTINUE READING
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