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Nip it in the bud: Natural remedies that prevent colon cancer

The number of people diagnosed with colon cancer in the U.S. is increasing, and more than 50,000 people die from it. It is also the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. and the third most common cancer in men and women. Despite these alarming numbers, colon cancer can still be prevented by making healthy changes […]

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Eating walnuts found to protect the colon from cancerous tumors

 If you’re not a big fan of walnuts, now might be the time to start snacking on them because they can help decelerate colon tumor growth, according to a study led by Dr. Christos S. Mantzoros, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The researchers ran tests on mice and their findings revealed that […]

17 Cancer Facts Every Person Needs to Know

17 Cancer Facts Every Person Needs to Know

How well do you know cancer? Not the scientific and medical terms used to describe the disease but general knowledge about the #2 killer in the United States.  It’s incredible that there is so much information online about cancer – available with a few simple keystrokes – but how much do you really know? There […]

High colon cancer risk caused by Western junk food can be reversed with healthy, high-fiber diets, study proves

High colon cancer risk caused by Western junk food can be reversed with healthy, high-fiber diets, study proves

Switching from a Western diet high in meat and fat to a diet rich in vegetables and beans may reduce a person’s risk of colon cancer in just two weeks, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and Imperial College London and published in the journal Nature Communications. Colon is […]

Food NOT Chemo Holds ‘Cure’ For Colon Cancer

Food NOT Chemo Holds ‘Cure’ For Colon Cancer

When chemo fails, or worse, feeds the cancer, the immense healing power of food may be the only hope left.  Colon cancer is one of the world’s most prevalent and lethal forms of cancer and is believed to be driven primarily by the Western diet. It has been estimated that one million people around the […]

Increase Dietary Fat to Decrease Colon Cancer

Increase Dietary Fat to Decrease Colon Cancer

Vitamin D levels inversely linked to colon cancer risk, overall mortality

Vitamin D levels inversely linked to colon cancer risk, overall mortality

Evidence continues to mount showing that vitamin D may help lengthen life span and decrease the risk of cancer, particularly colon cancer. Scientists have long known that vitamin D is essential for the growth and maintenance of healthy bones and teeth, but recent research suggests that the vitamin also plays an essential role in maintaining […]

Curcumin causes colon cancer cells to self-destruct

Curcumin causes colon cancer cells to self-destruct

The second leading cause of cancer-related death in America, colon cancer, is projected to take over 50,000 lives in 2013, just in the US. The steep death toll can be prevented, however, because the causes of colon cancer are preventable and are no coincidence. Cancer of the colon is based on risk factors acquired through […]

Ginger root supplements may prevent colon cancer

Ginger root supplements may prevent colon cancer

Ginger has been used as a natural treatment for a host of illnesses — especially gastrointestinal problems — for thousands of years in ancient healing traditions including Ayurvedic medicine, ancient Chinese medicine and western folklore, too. In fact, countless grandmas have recommended ginger ale to kids with upset tummies and ginger tea to pregnant moms […]

Fruit and vegetable consumption effectively lowers colon cancer risk

Fruit and vegetable consumption effectively lowers colon cancer risk

Health-minded individuals are well aware that a diet high in natural fruits and vegetables equate to vibrant health and dramatically lowered risk of many chronic diseases. The result of a new study published in theJournal of the American Dietetic Associationprovides details on how specific fruit and vegetable consumption lowers the incidence of many types of […]