What You Need to Know About Colon Cancer

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Your Diet and Colon Cancer

Past data has suggested that eating red and processed meats can greatly increase your risk of colon cancer, but a new study says that may not be true. Eating a diet high in fiber, such as almonds, mushrooms and oranges, can decrease your risk of developing this cancer.  

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