Go vegetarian to lower colorectal cancer risk

Go vegetarian to lower colorectal cancer risk
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Eating a vegetarian diet may be associated with a lower risk of colorectal cancers compared to non-vegetarians, according to a study. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Dietary factors have been identified as a modifiable risk factor for colorectal cancer, including red meat

New York: Eating a vegetarian diet may be associated with a lower risk of colorectal cancers compared to non-vegetarians, according to a study. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Dietary factors have been identified as a modifiable risk factor for colorectal cancer, including red meat - which is linked to increased risk - and food rich in dietary fibre - which is linked to reduced risk - according to the study background. Among 77,659 study participants, researchers identified 380 cases of colon cancer and 110 cases of rectal cancer.

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