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Two Common Food Additives Promote Colorectal Cancer

2016-11-08 10:00

Walk into a grocery store and start reading ingredient labels on some of the more popular processed foods, including ice cream. Chances are you’ll see the names of two common food additives that have been shown to promote colorectal cancer development.

Food additives can have an impact on the microorganism environment in the intestinal tract (i.e., intestinal microbiota).

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Vitamin E is a potential natural remedy for pneumonia prevention

2016-10-06 08:18

According to new research administration of 50 mg per day of vitamin E lowered the risk of pneumonia in elderly male smokers by 72 percent after they stopped smoking.

Pneumonia is a serious infectious illness which can hit the elderly particularly hard.

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Fish, Omega 3 May Improve Survival from Colon Cancer

2016-07-21 11:01

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosis in the US. Lower your risk today with this easy and tasty diet change.

Several lifestyle factors have been linked to colorectal cancer, including being overweight, being physically inactive, and eating a diet high in red and processed meats.

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Forget Colon Health Pills, Eat More of This To Protect Colon From Health Problems

2016-06-07 10:13

Are you eating more nuts and seeds lately for heart health? Then you may be pleasantly surprised to learn that certain nuts are also good for your digestive health as well and may protect your colon from health problems.

Researchers at UConn Health have found that eating walnuts may create a change in gut bacteria in a way that could

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Twelve things you may not know about red meat

2015-11-03 22:02

The WHO recently released a statement that red meat can lead to cancer. Eating red meat has raised concerns of pancreatic, stomach and colon cancer. The question is, what do we really know about health risks associated with eating meat?

In a recent Q&A, the World Health Organization clarified any muscle meat from an animal is considered red meat.

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Bowel Movement Problems: How To Train Your Bowel To Move Regularly

2015-10-06 20:38

If you experience bowel movement problems you can change few habits and train your bowel to move regularly. Here are five ways to solve your bowel movement problems and train your bowel to move regularly.

Over 130,000 cases of colorectal cancers are diagnosed annually, according to the American Cancer Society. The average person rarely ever even thinks about colon and bowel function.

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Purple Potatoes Could Fight Colon Cancer

2015-09-02 09:48

Baked purple potatoes have been found to contain substances that could help in the fight against colon cancer. A research team at Penn State, who recently published their findings in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, hope to do further research with purple potatoes and other forms of cancer.

More than 50,000 people in the United States alone die of colon cancer each year, making it the second leading ca

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Two week diet switch lessens colon cancer risk in African-American study

2015-04-28 13:21

It might be possible for African-Americans to lower their risk for colon cancer by switching to an African diet finds new research.

Researchers have found that a two-week diet change for African-Americans might, though not definitely, lower colon cancer risk.

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Vegetarian diet may reduce risk of colorectal cancer

2015-03-09 17:45

Eating a vegetarian diet may help lower a person's risk of colorectal cancer, according to new research.

Doctor Michael Orlich, an assistant professor of medicine and public health at Loma Linda University, and his colleagues used medical records, dietary questionnaires, and cancer registries to study

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