Yes, we have been saying for a long time, and it seems that entirely true: the risk of colon cancer is 30% higher in people who consume more red and processed meats. Quite the opposite of what happens between those who regularly consume fish, which are decreasing your chances of getting this malignant tumor also 30%. The uproar has caused a new study by the International Agency on Cancer in Lyon, France, recently published by the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

French researchers tracked him to half a million Europeans for almost five years. During that time documented 1,329 cases of colorectal cancer, focusing particularly on the diet-disease relationship. A curious fact: they found no link between poultry consumption and risk of colon cancer. Another study, conducted at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden, revealed after tracking 60,000 women over 15 years, that a diet rich in vitamin B6 (liver, chicken, avocado, cheese, cod and potatoes) is excellent for prevent this type of cancer.

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