Higher vitamin D intake may decrease risk for CRC

Higher vitamin D intake may decrease risk for CRC

Higher intake of vitamin D correlated with a decreased risk for early-onset colorectal cancer and CRC precursors among a cohort of young women, according to research published in Gastroenterology.“Despite a decline in the overall incidence of CRC in many countries, including the U.S., the incidence of CRC in younger adults has been rising. … Because a substantial proportion of early-onset CRC patients do not have a family history of CRC or known hereditary syndrome, recent changes in lifestyle factors and dietary patterns are hypothesized to contribute to the increasing incidence ofRead More

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