Best diet to ward off colorectal cancer

When it comes to colorectal protection and diet, the Mediterranean one appears to win hands down every time, but it's only now that scientists can pinpoint what is is that does the trick.

It’s all about loading up on fish and fruit, and cutting back on soft drinks, according to an Israeli team of researchers.

"Each one of these three choices was associated with a little more than 30% reduced odds of a person having an advanced, precancerous colorectal lesion, compared to people who did not eat any of the Mediterranean diet components,” says Dr Naomi Fliss-Isakov,