Linking Colorectal Cancer Risk, Inflammation and Diet

Following a healthy dietary pattern and controlling your weight may help reduce colorectal cancer risk—possibly by decreasing inflammation.

Of any cancer, inflammation has one of the clearest links with colorectal cancer. That includes cancers of the colon (large intestine) and rectum (tail end of the colon). So, it’s worth considering whether reducing inflammation through healthful eating could decrease colorectal cancer risk. “In simple terms, when a tissue is chronically inflamed, that may stimulate […]

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