Low-carb diets may help you shed weight but do they raise the risk of cancer?

The ketogenic diet is a low-carb, high-fat plan which even has its own hashtag #LCHF. But very low-carb diets often lack fibre - long proven to have a protective effect against bowel cancer.
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ConclusionsPhysical and psychological functioning, pain, fatigue and appetite loss had prognostic significance above and beyond clinical predictors in CRC. Routine monitoring of these PROs may allow earlier detection and amelioration of problems, which may improve quality of life and perhaps extend survival. More research is needed to determine prognostic value of PROs in early-stage CRC, and prognostic significance of changes in PRO scores.
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ConclusionSmall bowel cancer incidence has increased over time. This increase occurred with different amplitudes and patterns in the four major histological types. The improvement in imaging techniques could partly explain this increase. It is necessary to determine whether predisposing conditions may contribute to this change.
Source: Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
BOWEL cancer symptoms can be difficult to recognise. Spotting any of these common signs could be a warning that you might have the disease. What are the four most common signs of bowel cancer?
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Consumer testing kits fail to pick up majority of DNA mutations, say researchersConsumer genetic tests could be giving false reassurance to those at heightened risk of cancers, according to findings presented at an international conference this week.The study, by clinical genetic testing company Invitae, revealed that tests for breast and bowel cancer risk by direct-to-consumer companies such as 23andMe give negative results to the vast majority of those carrying DNA mutations in the genes under investigation.Continue reading...
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BOWEL cancer symptoms can be hard to spot. Spotting the early warning signs will improve outcomes. Changes in a person ’s tummy can signal the deadly disease.
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BOWEL cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK. Spotting the warning signs early enough significantly improves outcomes. It is therefore imperative to recognise the early warning signs.
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BOWEL cancer is the most common forms of cancer in the UK. It ’s been estimated that if bowel cancer is picked up at the earliest stage, more than nine in ten patients survive the disease. If it is diagnosed very late on, nine in ten will die. What is the one major sign of bowel cancer that should never be ignored?
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BOWEL cancer is extremely common in the UK and over 40,000 people are given a bowel cancer diagnosis annually. Spotting the signs early is crucial for treatment to be more effective, and if you experience a certain sensation after you ’ve been to the toilet it could be a warning sign. What is it?
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DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Breast and bowel cancer are strongly linked to excess fat, so keeping to a healthy weight will reduce your risk. I believe one of the best ways to do this is by intermittent fasting.
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