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Whole Grains and Artificial Sweeteners: Which One Is Better For Colon Health
Mar23

Whole Grains and Artificial Sweeteners: Which One Is Better For Colon Health

What Are Artificial Sweeteners? Artificial sweeteners are sugar substitutes and are considered food additives. They taste like sugar but they contain less calories. Some of these sugars are natural and others are synthetic. Artificial sweeteners are 300 to 500 times sweeter than sucrose (table sugar). People tend to use these sweeteners in toothpaste, diet foods diet beverages in order to make these products more palatable. Saccharin...

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Cologuard Screening: Renowned Colon Cancer Test Approved By FDA
Mar21

Cologuard Screening: Renowned Colon Cancer Test Approved By FDA

There is a brand new screening test that is revolutionizing the medical niche with its unique way to find out if you have any health risks of developing colon cancer. The colon cancer test known as Cologuard is by far the newest and most renowned way to keep your cancerous cells under control. What Is Cologuard Screening? Cologuard screening is a non-invasive FDA approved colon cancer test that can be performed in the comfort of your...

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Crohn’s Disease – Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis & Treatments
Jan12

Crohn’s Disease – Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis & Treatments

Crohn’s Disease Overview Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the gastrointestinal tract. It belongs to a group of conditions that are called Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD). Take note that Crohn’s disease is different from ulcerative colitis which is another type of IBD. The symptoms of the two illnesses are very similar, but they affect different areas of the gastrointestinal tract....

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Know Your Best Colon Cleansing Foods
Dec22

Know Your Best Colon Cleansing Foods

There’s no question about it: healthy, nutritious foods, especially when eaten raw and unprocessed are good for you. However, no matter how raw or unprocessed foods in your diet are, they will always contain unwanted parasites, bacteria, and toxins which accumulate over time, slowly poisoning the body and eventually resulting in many types of chronic diseases. Detoxification is the key to a healthier colon. Through this process,...

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15 Foods That Naturally Detox And Cleanse The Body
Dec13

15 Foods That Naturally Detox And Cleanse The Body

Cucumber: If mixed with water, it helps in the detoxifying of the body while at the same time giving plenty of nutrients. Whole Grains: They are rich in insoluble fiber which is very essential in the detoxification processes. Garlic: It stimulates your liver to produce more detoxification enzymes. Broccoli: They not only provide a wide range of vitamins, but also neutralize and eliminate toxins from your body. Turmeric: It stimulates...

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Top Rated Colon Cleansers of 2015
Jul20

Top Rated Colon Cleansers of 2015

The practice of cleansing the colon dates back to ancient Greece. It only became popular again recently because of the scientific studies showing the different benefits colon cleansing offers. Today, colon cleansing can be conveniently done at home using dietary supplements. These products are usually in capsule form but can also be in powder form which is to be mixed with water. These products are commonly referred to as “colon...

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Common Symptoms of Colon Cancer
Oct24

Common Symptoms of Colon Cancer

Living a healthy lifestyle reduces the risk of Colon cancer. But regular screening is also important. With the help of screening Colon cancer is detected early when it is most curable and often it helps to prevent it completely. Colon cancer has no symptoms in many cases. The doctor takes a physical exam in which he presses your belly. But rarely the physical exam shows any problems; sometimes the doctor may feel a lump (mass) in the...

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Colon Cancer Statistics 2013
Oct14

Colon Cancer Statistics 2013

The American Cancer Society has evaluated that about 142,820 people in the United States will be diagnosed with Colon and rectal cancer in 2013 and about 50,830 people will die because of it. Further it has been found that in 2013, 72% cases of colon cancer and 28% in the rectum in the US were diagnosed. The total number of Colon Cancer for 2013 is 102,480 and 40,340 latest cases of rectal cancer. The risk of developing colon cancer...

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Stool Tests for Colorectal Cancer
Sep19

Stool Tests for Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer occurs usually in people aged 50 years or more. Both men and women can get colorectal cancer. Stool test is used to detect the signs of colorectal cancer. It checks for traces of blood that cannot be easily seen by a naked eye. The test should be repeated every year after the age of 50 to prevent the occurrence of colorectal cancer. Most people find a stool test to be easier than other tests, as it is non-invasive...

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Intestinal Obstruction: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
Sep19

Intestinal Obstruction: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Intestinal obstruction refers to complete or partial obstruction of the small or large intestine, which prevents the normal movements of solid, fluid or gas within the intestines. Obstruction in the small intestine is called as small bowel obstruction while in the large intestine is called as colonic obstruction or large bowel obstruction. Causes of Intestinal Obstruction Intestinal obstruction may be mechanical or non-mechanical....

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