The role of functional foods in the prevention of colorectal cancer
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- Datsis, A., Tsoga, A. & Langouretos, V. Hellenic J Surg (2010) 82: 224. doi:10.1007/s13126-010-0035-5
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Conclusively, studies on the possible beneficial effect of specific types of food or of adding supplements like calcium and vitamin D to the daily diet have somewhat equivocal results. It is not possible to conclude with certainty whether a low fat diet with increased fibre, fruit and vegetables has a particular benefit in preventing colon cancer. The same applies to the effect of calcium and vitamins C and D.