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Cancer Researchers Find Whole Grains Reduce Colon Cancer Risk

January 16, 2018

Research by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) examined 99 studies that included data on 29 million people, 250,000 of whom were diagnosed with colon cancer.

The researchers found that consuming whole grains reduced the risk of colon cancer. In fact,... read more

IBD and Colon Cancer: What’s the connection?

December 19, 2017

At times, it can be challenging to find compassion and empathy for conditions that have symptoms which are not outwardly apparent. Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are two conditions that can cause a great deal of distress for people who suffer from them – and often,... read more

Could Eating Purple Potatoes Be Your Best Defense Against Colon Cancer?

November 30, 2017

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, what does a purple potato do?

Apparently, a purple potato a day keeps colon cancer at bay! According to a new study in The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, by increasing your intake of purple potatoes and other... read more

5 Reasons You Should Schedule Your Colonoscopy in November

November 30, 2017

Is it really November already? Yes, the holidays are upon us, and there’s no denying that the year is coming to an end. Your mind is probably consumed with planning for family gatherings and travel, but make your health a top priority. When is the last... read more

Top 10 Causes of Constipation and How to Find Relief

October 30, 2017

Are your bowels sluggish? Do you have the urge to go but can’t quite get it all out? You might be experiencing constipation. It’s a common health concern that affects all of us at some point in our lives. Constipation occurs when waste moves... read more