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Diet And Colon Cancer: What Seventh-Day Adventists Can Teach Us

A new study suggests a vegetarian diet, or one based on vegetables and fish, could lower your chances of getting colon cancer. The study focused on 77,000 Seventh-Day Adventists. Dr. Ronney Stadler, a colorectal surgeon with Baylor Medical Center in Irving, explains for KERA’s consumer health series, Vital Signs.

The study was spotlighted this month in the Journal of the American Medical Association. It focused on church members living near Loma Linda University in southern California.

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