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An apple a day may hold colorectal cancer at bay: recent evidence from a case-control study.

​Consuming generous servings of apple daily may improve an individual's chances of preventing colorectal cancer

This study investigated the hypothesis that an apple a day may hold colorectal cancer at bay. Researchers from Poland looked at dietary and clinical data obtained from a case-control study.

Researchers found an inverse association between the frequency of apple consumption and the risk of developing colorectal cancer. The results of this study support the hypothesis that an apple a day may help to ward off colorectal cancer.

Research Summary Information

  • 2009
  • Jedrychowski W, Maugeri U.
  • Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland. myjedryc@cyf-kr.edu.pl
  • No, Free full text of study was not found.
  • No. Source of funding disclosure not found
  • No. Potential conflicts disclosure not found
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