According to a new study, sedentary lifestyle, unhealthy diet, drinking, smoking, etc can increase risk of colorectal cancer or colon cancer.
A new study has now linked the consumption of inflammatory diets with increased risk of colorectal cancer, which is the fourth most-frequent cancer worldwide.
Caffeine and polyphenol compounds present in coffee can act as antioxidants, limiting the growth of potential colon cancer cells.
The scientists said that E171 is consumed in high proportion everyday by the general population and can be found in more than 900 food products.
It was found that a combination of vegetables along with seafood consumption significantly helped in cutting short risks of colorectal cancers.
Colorectal cancer is the seventh most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in India. Risk factors include sedentary lifestyle, obesity, tobacco use, low fibre diet and alcohol consumption.
Consuming a Mediterranean diet while decreasing the intake of soft drinks may help prevent the risk of developing colorectal cancer by nearly 86 per cent, says study.