July 15, 2013
Indulging in chocolate and other sweet treats such as biscuits and cakes could increase your risk of bowel cancer, researchers say.
It is the first study to link fatty and sugary snacks to bowel tumours, which claim more lives than any other form of the disease apart from lung cancer.
However, not all treats are off the menu. The British study also found drinking lots of coffee could have a protective effect.