Diet and risk of divericular disease in Oxford cohort of European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC): prospective study of British vegetarians and non-vegetarians
Objective: To examine the associations of a vegetarian diet and dietary fibre intake with risk of diverticular disease.
Design: Prospective cohort study.
Setting: The EPIC-Oxford study, a cohort of mainly health conscious participants recuited from around the United Kingdom.
Participants: 47033 men and women living in England or Scotland of whom 15459 (33%) reported consuming a vegetarian diet.
Main outcome measures: Diet group was assessed at baseline; intake o...Expand abstract
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- Citation: Crowe, F. L. et al. (2011). 'Diet and risk of divericular disease in Oxford cohort of European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC): prospective study of British vegetarians and non-vegetarians', BMJ 343, d4131. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial License, which permits use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non commercial and is otherwise in compliance with the license. See: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/ and http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/legalcode.
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