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What is the relationship between the intake of animal protein products and colorectal cancer? (DGAC 2010)

Conclusion

Moderate evidence reports inconsistent positive associations between colorectal cancer and the intake of certain animal protein products, mainly red and processed meat.

Grade

Moderate
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What is the relationship between the intake of animal protein products and colorectal cancer?


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Animal protein products: What is the relationship between the intake of animal protein and selected health outcomes?