Protective effects of vitamin D on colon cancer

Summary This study investigated the association between vitamin D blood levels and risk of getting colon cancer. Data from 34 patients were compared with data from 67 participants without cancer. The results showed that the risk of colon cancer decreased in people with higher blood levels of vitamin D. Further details can be found in…

Catechins support the suppression of inflammation-related colon cancer development

Summary This study investigated whether epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) and Polyphenon E (Poly E), a mixture of green tea catechins, suppress inflammation-related colon cancer. Colonic tumors were induced in male mice aged 5 weeks. The animals received drinking water containing EGCG or Poly E for 17 weeks. The results provided evidence that the tested micronutrient combination…