Improve Diet, Reduce Cancer Risk

While specific causes of early onset colorectal cancer remain unclear, the current research suggests that a diet characterized by a high intake of red and processed meat, refined grains, and sugar can alter gut microbial composition, which can lead to chronic inflammation in the digestive tract and may result in a greater risk for colorectal cancer. The findings suggest that adopting a healthier diet pattern may reduce
the risk for colorectal cancer in adults under age 50. New England Journal of Medicine, April 2022

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