Natural Remedies For Colon Cancer

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    The key ingredient in fighting any disease is catching it early, including colorectal cancer. Studies show that diet and lifestyle changes may reduce your risk. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful:

    What You Need To Know:

    • Eat risk-reducing foods
      Load up on healthy portions of fiber, tomato products, cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, kale, cabbage, Brussels sprouts), garlic, and onions, and eat less mea
    • Work in a workout
      Maintain a regular exercise routine throughout your life
    • Try selenium supplementation
      Taking 200 mcg a day of this essential trace mineral can offer protection against a variety of cancers
    • Go for green tea
      Drink several cups of green tea a day to benefit from the protective polyphenols found in tea leaves
    • Try vitamin C
      If you have colon cancer, take 10 grams per day of vitamin C to possibly slow disease progression
    • Mix in melatonin
      If you have colon cancer, take 20 mg of this hormone at night under medical supervision to possibly help improve prognosis and quality of life
    • Eat More Garlic
      According to the National Cancer Institute Fact Sheet on Garlic and Cancer Prevention:Preliminary studies suggest that garlic consumption may reduce the risk of developing several types of cancer, especially cancers of the gastrointestinal tract. Protective effects from garlic may arise from its antibacterial properties or from its ability to block the formation of cancer-causing substances, halt the activation of cancer-causing substances, enhance repair, reduce cell proliferation, or induce cell death. Garlic is high in the minerals sulfur and selenium as well as plant chemicals such as allicilin and flavonoids, all known to be beneficial to health.

    These recommendations are not comprehensive and are not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or pharmacist. Continue reading the full colon cancer article for more in-depth, fully-referenced information on medicines, vitamins, herbs, and dietary and lifestyle changes that may be helpful.

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