Beware! A heavy diet like meats refined grains and high-calorie beverages may cause cancer in both men and women. Colorectal cancer is a common form of cancer which can be caused due to inflammation of the body. According to researchers a diet high in foods with the potential to cause inflammation including meats refined grains and high-calorie beverages was associated with increased risk of developing colorectal cancer for men and women. Here are some diet tips that can help you prevent cancer. The findings indicated that the risk appeared to be higher among overweight or obese men and lean women.