New evidence shows selenium and omega-3s prevent colon cancer

In a randomized, placebo-controlled study including 411 men, it was shown that men who took selenium had a 40 percent reduced risk of developing colon cancer.  In a similar study involving 1,878 men, it was shown that men who had the highest amount of omega-3 fatty acids intake also had a 40 percent reduced risk of developing colon cancer.

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