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If You Have been diagnosed or may have Colorectal Cancer

10 min read - The colon and rectum are part of the large intestine. Colorectal cancer occurs when tumors form in the lining of the large intestine. It is common in both men and women. The risk of developing colorectal cancer rises after age 50. You're also more likely to get it if you have colorectal polyps, a family history of colorectal cancer, ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease, eat a diet h...


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An apple a day…

... l compounds in apple peel that have potent anti-growth activities against cancer cells in the liver, colon, and breast. Their earlier research found that extracts from whole apples can reduce the number and more

​ The uses of Agave Nectar

... e Inulin fiber stimulates the growth of friendly and healthy intestinal bacteria which supports good colon health, and it also has a very low glycemic index. Agave Syrup taste is comparable to sugar and can more

Pomegranates pack a punch

... some studies, pomegranates show potential to be effective in preventing prostate, breast, lung, and colon cancers. Additionally, preclinical studies on animals have shown that eating pomegranate can inhibi more

What are the benefits of bee pollen?

... ore them in the hive’s honeycomb. The pollen then ferments into “bee bread,” which feeds a bee colony. Beekeepers collect pollen from bees by keeping a thick comb in the entrance of their hives. When more

It’s grapefruit season!

... grapefruit is also very high in fiber and can help lower blood sugar, cholesterol, and possibly even colon cancer risk. A grapefruit a day may help lower "bad" LDL cholesterol levels by as much as 15.5%, more


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