Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids for the treatment and prevention of colorectal cancer

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Journal: Gut

Publication Date: 04/2011

Summary: A review of the effects of omega-3 in colorectal cancer. Studies have shown omega-3 to be protective against colorectal cancer. Omega-3 have also been shown to be beneficial in the treatment of colorectal cancer.

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Omega-3 fatty acids are shown to be protective against colon cancer. Omega-3 fatty acids that humans can utilize can be found only in animal foods such as fish, eggs, and animal fat.

Omega-3 Fats Can Be Protective Against Colon Cancer

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