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What should I eat as snacks to avoid colorectal cancer?

Dr. Kathleen Wolin, ScD
Preventive Medicine
Snacking tends to lead to weight gain and overweight increases colon cancer risk so your best bet is actually to limit snacks.  If you do need a snack, choose fruits and vegetables that fill you up without a lot of calories. 

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