colorectal cancer

The Many Health Benefits of Basmati Rice

The Many Health Benefits of Basmati Rice

Basmati rice, the “queen of perfumed rice” is super tasty, nutritious and a staple of athletes and fitness enthusiasts. Having Basmati rice regularly has many health benefits including reducing the risk of cancer and heart disease. White rice and particularly white basmati rice provides athletes and fitness enthusiasts energy for intense workout sessions and the ability …

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Lifting Weights Can Cut Your Cancer Risk by 25%

As if the bone-building, heart-strengthening, and hill-powering effects of pumping iron weren’t enough to make you cross-train. Older adults who lift weights are about 25 percent less likely to develop colon cancer than those who don’t pump iron, a new study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercisefinds. These new findings join previous research …

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Health Benefits of Ginger

Fights Germs Certain chemical compounds in fresh ginger help your body ward off germs. They’re especially good at halting growth of bacteria like E.coli and shigella, and they may also keep viruses like RSV at bay. 2/12 Keeps Your Mouth Healthy Ginger’s antibacterial power may also brighten your smile. Active compounds in ginger called gingerols keep oral …

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The Health Benefits of Peaches

The Health Benefits of Peaches

From vitamins A, C and E to keeping your bones healthy… read on:

Best and Worst Foods to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

1/11 Diet Plays a Role Colorectal cancer is the third most common type of cancer for both men and women. Smart food choices may help you lower your chances of getting it. Some studies say that people who eat right, exercise, stay a healthy weight, and keep alcohol to a minimum may cut their odds …

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Why is Flaxseed Good for Me?

What They Are Flax, a crop cultivated since ancient times, produces fibers that are processed into linen cloth. The plant’s seeds (aka linseeds) are used as cattle feed and, when eaten regularly by humans, impart fantastic health and nutritional benefits. The Dirty Deets Flax seeds are coated in shells that serve as armor against your digestive …

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Top Cancer-Fighting Foods

1/20 Fighting Cancer by the Plateful No single food can prevent cancer, but the right combination of foods may help make a difference. At mealtimes, strike a balance of at least two-thirds plant-based foods and no more than one-third animal protein. This “New American Plate” is an important cancer fighting tool, according to the American …

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Famous People with Colon Cancer

Meet some famous people who’ve had colorectal cancer. 1/11 Charles M. Schulz Charles M. Schulz, the man behind the legendary comic strip “Peanuts,” brought Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, and Snoopy to readers in 75 countries in thousands of newspapers each week for nearly 50 years. Shulz wrote his last “Peanuts” strip in November 1999 following …

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Beverly Hills’ Luke Perry brings Attention to Colorectal Cancer

Luke Perry is the hero you’ve been waiting for — and he doesn’t even need a cape. The former “Beverly Hills, 90210” heartthrob is using his celebrity status to bring attention to colorectal cancer after going through a scare himself. Perry told Fox News that doctors removed precancerous growths that were found after undergoing a routine …

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