Dietary glycemic load and colorectal cancer risk

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URL: https://academic.oup.com/annonc/article-pdf/12/2/173/19479077/12-2-173.pdf

Journal: Annals of Oncology

Publication Date: 01/2001

Summary: Dietary glycemic load and glycemic index were compared in patients with colorectal cancer versus hospitalized controls. The positive associations of glycemic index and load with colorectal cancer suggest a detrimental role of refined carbohydrates in the etiology of the disease.

Key Takeaways

Excessive intake of refined carbohydrates may be associated with colon cancer.

Is Excessive Carbohydrate Consumption Related To Colon Cancer Risk?

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