Macronutrients and Cancer

  • Raymond J. Shamberger


Of all dietary factors associated epidemiologically with cancer of various sites, fat has been studied the most thoroughly and has produced the greatest number of direct associations. Dietary fat is highly correlated with consumption of other nutrients present in the same foods, especially protein, in Western diets. Therefore, it is not always possible to attribute these associations to intake per se with absolute certainty.


Breast Cancer Gastric Cancer Bile Acid Caloric Restriction Dietary Protein 


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  • Raymond J. Shamberger
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  1. 1.The Cleveland Clinic FoundationClevelandUSA

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