That’s the recommendation of the World Cancer Research Fund’s Continuous Update Project for 2011.
Based on new evidence, the World Cancer Research Fund/American Institute for Cancer Research’s Continuous Update Project (CUP) report also upgraded evidence for dietary fiber decreasing colorectal cancer risk from probable to convincing.
The CUP found convincing evidence that physical activity reduces risk of getting colorectal cancer. Research is also convincing that alcoholic drinks for men, fat carried around the waist, and overall fatness increase risk.
Probably garlic, milk, and calcium supplements protect against colorectal cancer, while alcoholic drinks for women increase risk. Read the rest of this entry »