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Does High Protein Intake Increase Your Risk of Developing Colorectal Cancer?

A new meta-analysis examines the controversial relationship between protein intake from our diet and the risk of developing colorectal cancer.

Colorectal cancer, which includes both colon and rectal cancer, is one of the most common types of cancers that are able to metastasize, which is when cancer travels to different sites in the body. This cancer causes significant mortality in the Western world and has also been on the rise in China.

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