Common Additives in Processed Foods Seen to Promote Gut Inflammation, Raise Cancer Risk

Common Additives in Processed Foods Seen to Promote Gut Inflammation, Raise Cancer Risk
Emulsifiers, a common food additive, can alter intestinal bacteria to cause low-grade gut inflammation and promote colorectal cancer, new research shows. The study, “Dietary emulsifier-induced low-grade inflammation promotes colon carcinogenesis,” was published in the journal Cancer Research. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) carries an increased risk of colorectal cancer (CRC), a fact that gave rise to the concept

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