Relation of meat, fat and fiber intake to the risk of colon cancer in a prospective study among w...

13 Dec 1990Willett WC, Stampfer MJ, Colditz GA, Rosner BA, Speizer FE.

These prospective data provide evidence for the hypothesis that a high intake of animal fat increases the risk of colon cancer, and they support existing recommendations to substitute fish and chicken for meats high in fat.

Meta Analysis
7 effects
6 years
88751 subjects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Red Meat Nutrition risk & protective factor
Red Meat
Nutrition

Colorectal Cancer Digestive outcome

Strong Increase

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Saturated Fat Nutrition risk & protective factor
Saturated Fat
Nutrition

Colorectal Cancer Digestive outcome

Strong Increase

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Fruits Nutrition risk & protective factor
Fruits
Nutrition

Colorectal Cancer Digestive outcome

Strong Decrease

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Whole grains Nutrition risk & protective factor
Whole grains
Nutrition

Colorectal Cancer Digestive outcome

Strong Decrease

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Fish & SeaFood rich in Omega-3 Nutrition risk & protective factor

Colorectal Cancer Digestive outcome

Strong Decrease

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Processed Meat Nutrition risk & protective factor

Colorectal Cancer Digestive outcome

Strong Increase

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Vegetables Nutrition risk & protective factor
Vegetables
Nutrition

Colorectal Cancer Digestive outcome

Strong Decrease

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