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High doses of folic acid don't raise cancer risk: study

People taking high doses of the B vitamin folic acid are not at an increased risk of cancer, according to an international analysis - easing some concern about the possible side effects of national programs aimed to raise intake of the vitamin.

 

 

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Magnesium may reduce colon cancer risk: Meta-analysis

Magnesium may reduce colon cancer risk: Meta-analysis | Longevity science | Scoop.it
Increased intakes of magnesium may reduce the risk of developing colon cancer, says a new meta-analysis of data from 338,979 people.

 

The decrease risk is small, just 7% for each 50mg increase in magnesium intake. A large percentage of people do not get the recommended intake of this mineral.

 

Based on this evidence, it appears that even attaining the RDA would offer many people additional health protection. 

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