Study: High-fiber diet doesn't reduce cancer risk

12/14/2005 | SeattlePI.com

A review of 13 studies involving more than 700,000 people concludes that eating a diet rich in fiber, fruits and vegetables does not lower the risk of developing colorectal cancer. While the diets may prevent heart disease and diabetes, the researchers found that people in the studies who consumed the most fiber did not have a lower risk of colorectal cancer after all other factors were considered.

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