The role of probiotic cultures in the prevention of colon cancer.

  title={The role of probiotic cultures in the prevention of colon cancer.},
  author={Laura Brady and Daniel D. Gallaher and Francis Busta},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  volume={130 2S Suppl},
Risk factors for colon cancer include both hereditary and environmental factors. Dietary patterns represent controllable risk factors for the development of colon cancer. Much attention has focused on decreasing colon cancer risk through increasing intake of dietary fiber; recently, this has included interest in the consumption of prebiotics and probiotics. Because factors involved in the initiation and promotion of colon cancer might be separated in time from actual tumor development, it is… CONTINUE READING

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