Omega 3’s Cut Colon Cancer Risk

Omega 3 fatty acid consumption has been linked to a reduced incidence of colon cancer in a recent study involving nearly 2,000 individuals. Those in the top quartile of omega 3 consumption had half the risk of colon cancer compared to those in the bottom quartile. The researchers also found that individuals who consumed more omega 6 fatty acids in relation to omega 3s were more likely to have colon cancer

Source: Reuters April 23, 2010

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