September 2007
Better Nutrition;Sep2007, Vol. 69 Issue 9, p10
The article discusses a study which says that a healthful diet that includes omega-3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of developing colon cancer. It also states that the type of fat one consumes may be more important than the amount. The study showed that people who ate more omega-3 fatty acids combined, or individually as docosahexaenoic acid and eicosapentaenoic acid, had a 40 percent lower risk of colon cancer than those who consumed lower amounts.


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