(Natural News) Colorectal cancer, as the name implies, is a type of cancer that begins in the colon or the rectum. According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the United States, with an estimated total of 148,040 cases yearly. The society also notes that men have a 4.4 percent of men and 4.1 percent of women will develop colorectal cancer in their lifetime. While there are a wide variety of factors that contribute to a person’s risk of developing this cancer, one of the main culprits is poor diet. In the same vein, recent research suggests that following a healthy diet, particularly ones with gut-healthy foods, can help prevent the development of this type of cancer. →
(NaturalHealth365) Heart disease and cancer are now the leading causes of mortality in the United States. Together, these two deadly diseases are responsible for over 1.2 million deaths a year – a tragic toll, and one which experts say is largely preventable. Recent research demonstrates the potential of natural nutrients – vitamin D, along with a pair of omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil – to help stem this deadly tide.
As natural health experts have long insisted, these two non-toxic nutrients can help prevent the development of heart disease and cancer, thereby sparing countless lives. Unfortunately, experts estimate that up to 40 percent of Americans may have insufficient levels. →
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(Natural News) There is now an even better reason for you to add prebiotics and probiotics to your diet. According to a new study in Cell Reports, the combination of these two — termed “synbiotics” — can be used to modulate the human gut microbiota and treat serious diseases like colorectal cancer. Prebiotics and probiotics: sources and health benefits →
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(NaturalHealth365) Depending on how many years young you are, you may remember when vitamin D started gaining popularity in Western medicine for its bone-protecting qualities. But, in recent years, conventionally-trained healthcare providers are starting to realize the greater threat a lack of vitamin D can have on immune function and overall well-being. →
(NaturalHealth365) Garlic and onions are a big deal – financially and healthwise. For example, did you know that U.S. farmers produce about 6.98 billion pounds of onions – generating $5-7 billion dollars in sales – every year? Garlic, although much lighter, has a total production of about 400 million pounds – every year. Pretty impressive, right? Well, there’s more to tell you about how these foods can help to protect your health. →
In Part I, “The Disturbing Increase in Colorectal Cancer in Young Adults,” we called attention to the steep rise in colorectal cancer incidence in young people in their twenties and thirties and discussed the risks associated with viral vaccines. In Part II, we discuss glyphosate as another plausible culprit in the colorectal cancer epidemic.
(Collective-Evolution) Gut bacteria play a pivotal role in shoring up brain health and overall health. This fact has become a widely acknowledged talking point in scientific circles as well as in the popular press. The reverse is also true—when diet or environmental factors produce gut dysbiosis (an imbalance of the microbes that reside in the gastrointestinal tract), the imbalance can “impact the pathologies of many diseases.” →
(Natural News) Many studies have established a clear link between obesity and increased risk of cancer. A sedentary lifestyle, high alcohol intake and a junk food diet all contribute to obesity. One of the most direct causes of weight gain, however, is consuming drinks and processed foods that are high in sugar.