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Switching to a fiber-rich diet may lower colon cancer risk in blacks

Posted April 30, 2015, 9:27 am Howard LeWine, M.D., Chief Medical Editor, Internet Publishing, Harvard Health Publications Switching from a “Western” diet with lots of fat and meat to a fiber-rich diet for just two weeks makes conditions in the large intestine less favorable to the development of colon cancer. The opposite switch may promote the formation of cancer. …

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