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Diets high in polyunsaturated, vegetable fats reduce liver cancer risk

Diets consisting of higher vegetable fat and polyunsaturated fat intake correlated with a lower risk for hepatocellular carcinoma, including cases in which individuals replaced other animal, dairy, or saturated fats with vegetable and polyunsaturated fats, according to data.While HCC rates continue to increase in the U.S., approximately 35% of cases cannot be explained by currently known risk factors, such as hepatitis B and hepatitis C, alcohol intake, smoking, and metabolic disorders, according to Wanshui Yang, PhD, from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School inRead More

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