The role of dietary phytosterols in colon carcinogenesis.

  title={The role of dietary phytosterols in colon carcinogenesis.},
  author={A. Venketeshwer Rao and S A Janezic},
  journal={Nutrition and cancer},
  volume={18 1},
Epidemiological and experimental studies have shown that increased intake of plant foods and decreased meat consumption are correlated with a decreased risk for colon cancer. Many components of plant foods are suggested to mitigate colon carcinogenesis, including vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber. Phytosterols are a common component of plant foods… CONTINUE READING