“Overall Diet, Rather than Specific Foods, Affect Risk for Esophageal Cancer” ~ AGA Journal

The American Gastroenterological Association issued an article regarding the importance of maintaing a healthy diet to reduce the risk of Esophageal Cancers.  The September issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology stated that one’s entire diet should consist of healthy foods and nutrients.¹

They further stress that a Mediterranean diet which originated from southern Italy, Spain, Greece and neighboring lands.  The diet consists of a low consumption of meats and a higher intake of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, fish, legumes, olive oil, red wine and dairy.²

Read more HERE about the correlation between a healthy diet and risk associated with esophageal cancer.

 

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American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)

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