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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

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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...

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10.1136/bmj.d4131

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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343
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Article: d4131
Publication date:
2011-07-05
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1756-1833
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uuid:97eaa3ae-96fc-4df1-9f52-ac81bd390d89
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ora:5687

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