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Is dietary fibre truly protective against colon cancer? A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Avid consumption of high-fiber foods may help fend off colon cancer.

​The aim of this study was to perform a meta-analysis on data extracted from studies that explored the association between high fiber diet and colon cancer risk. A total of 25 different sets of data was analyzed for this study. 

Researchers noted that higher intake of fiber-rich foods correlated with reduced risk of colon cancer. This study provides evidence that high fiber diets may help protect individuals against colon cancer.

Research Summary Information

  • 2018
  • Gianfredi V, Salvatori T, Villarini M, Moretti M, Nucci D, Realdon S.
  • Graduate School of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Department of Experimental Medicine , University of Perugia , Perugia , Italy. Department of Pharmaceutical Science , University of Perugia , Perugia , Italy. cDigestive Endoscopy Unit, Veneto Institute of Oncology IOV-IRCCS , Padua , Italy.
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