, Volume 82, Issue 4, pp 224-232
Date: 27 Aug 2010

The role of functional foods in the prevention of colorectal cancer

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Abstract

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.