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2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Systematic Reviews

Systematic Review Question

What is the relationship between the intake of animal protein products and colorectal cancer?

Conclusion Statement

Moderate evidence reports inconsistent positive associations between colorectal cancer and the intake of certain animal protein products, mainly red and processed meat.

2010 DGAC Grade: Moderate

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201 DGAC Protein Subcommittee

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