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Does eating food with calcium and vitamin D help prevent colon cancer?

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Recent studies have suggested that calcium and vitamin D may not only strengthen bones, but may also help fight off colon cancer. Good sources of calcium include milk, cheese, yogurt, salmon, sardines, and dark-green leafy vegetables such as kale, mustard, and collard greens. Sources of vitamin D include salmon, sardines, fortified cow's milk, egg yolks, and chicken livers.

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American Cancer Society. Uptodate.com: “Patient information: High-fiber diet (Beyond the Basics),” Arnold Wald, MD.  



Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 10, 2018

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American Cancer Society. Uptodate.com: “Patient information: High-fiber diet (Beyond the Basics),” Arnold Wald, MD.  



Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 10, 2018

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