Dietary Cholesterol Increases Colon Cancer Risk


For many years studies have suggested that a high animal fat diet (with the exception of fish), has been linked to higher rates of colon cancer. Researchers have discovered mechanisms that explain how higher levels of animal fat ingestion increase colon cancer risk. As an example, high animal fat consumption increases the production of secondary […]

Selenium Supplementation: Prevention Of Colon Cancer

Table of Contents Introduction Selenium is an essential nutrient for humans; it fulfills the physiological requirements for more than 13 human enzymes and proteins. (1) Its most well known function relates to the activation of the enzyme, glutathione peroxidase, which accounts for selenium’s antioxidant role in the reduction of hydrogen peroxide to water and organic […]

Coffee Reduces Colon Cancer Recurrence

The research study I’m citing today was published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology in 2015. It showed that regular consumption of caffeinated coffee may help prevent the return of colon cancer after treatment and improve the chances of a cure. Can coffee reduce colon cancer? The study included nearly 1,000 colon cancer patients who […]

Waist Circumference: Health Risk Indicator

I’d like to introduce you to three of the most famous people in the world of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Physiology. In fact, they have authored some of the induystry- standard textbooks on these subjects for medical, exercise physiology and nutrition students. These three individuals are: The second book, Waist Circumference – A Key Health […]

How Improved Diet Prevents Colorectal Cancer?


Colorectal Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in North America and most developed countries. Only a small percentage of cases of linked to inherited genetic mutations (5-10% of cases). Various studies have displayed  that an improved diet prevents colorectal cancer by 70%. Diet and lifestyle continue to be the main factors causing […]