Research News

July 1999 Issue

Research Roundup

Eating animal products may contribute more to colon cancer risk than not eating enough fiber, suggest researchers who compared the diets of black and white South Africans. This supports the recent large Harvard study that found no role for fiber in preventing colon cancer. Black South Africans, whose diets are low in fiber but who eat little meat, enjoy a low rate of colon cancer. Researchers found they are less likely to

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