Dietary fats and cancer

P.L. Zock

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The present review addresses the evidence for a possible link between dietary fat and cancer. International comparisons suggest that a high-fat diet may increase cancer risk, and this hypothesis is supported by animal experiments. However, epidemiological studies within populations show little or inconsistent associations. Taken together, the available evidence for a relation between dietary fat and cancer is weak
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-5
JournalCurrent Opinion in Lipidology
Publication statusPublished - 2001


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