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Colon cancer: Could proinflammatory diets raise risk?

New research published in the journal JAMA Oncology explores the link between inflammation-inducing diets and the risk of developing colon cancer. The study was led by Fred K. Tabung, Ph.D., of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, MA. Tabung and team

Some types of vegetarian diet can raise heart disease risk

“Being vegetarian isn’t always healthy: Plant-based diet may raise the risk of heart disease,” the Daily Mail reports. A US study found a vegetarian diet based on less healthy food options, such as refined grains, could increase the risk of heart

How does a high-fat diet raise colorectal cancer risk?

A new study suggests a molecular explanation for the link between a high-fat diet and colorectal cancer. While the evidence of a link between an unhealthful diet and colorectal cancer is robust, the underlying mechanisms for this association have been unclear.