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Solving a Colon Cancer Mystery

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Even though modern African diets may now be as miserably low in fiber as American diets, Africans still appear to have 50 times less colorectal cancer than Americans (our second leading cancer killer). Read full article: https://nutritionfacts.org/2017/11/07/bad-gut-flora-can-undermine-our-natural-liver-detox/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Fiber Reduces Risk of Death from Colon Cancer

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Fiber reduces the risk of dying from colorectal cancer, according to a new study published in JAMA Oncology. As part of Harvard’s Nurses’ Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-Up Study, researchers looked at 1,575 participants with colorectal cancer and analyzed their diets and risk for mortality. For every 5 grams of fiber added to their diets, the risk of dying…

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New Colorectal Cancer Report: Whole grains lower risk, Processed meat increases it

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New research out  shows there’s strong evidence that what you eat and how much you move offer powerful protection against colorectal cancer. The report by AICR and the World Cancer Research Fund analyzed the global studies in the field, making it the most comprehensive evidence to date on how diet, nutrition, and physical activity link to colorectal cancer. “Colorectal cancer…

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Fruits and Vegetables Reduce Risk for Colorectal Cancer

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A survey conducted by the Cleveland Clinic found that those with healthful lifestyle habits were less likely to develop colon polyps. Researchers presented these data at the 2017 Digestive Disease Week meeting in Chicago, IL. Of the 27,233 respondents, those who consumed 3 or more servings of fruits, grains, and vegetables a day were the least likely to report polyps….

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