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How can I have better colon health?

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Eat more fiber! Both soluble and insoluble fiber can help with a wide range of digestive problems, including constipation, diverticular disease, and colorectal cancer. You need 25 grams to 30 grams of fiber daily. Whole grains, fruits, vegetables, beans, and legumes are some good sources. Also, drink plenty of fluids that don't contain alcohol. Avoid tobacco and limit red meat. And get screened for colon cancer when your doctor recommends it.

SOURCES:

Horne, S. 2006; vol. 6(2): pp. 93-100. Journal of Herbal Pharmacotherapy,

American Cancer Society: Colon Therapy."

Baptist Health Systems: "Colon Cleansing: Don't Be Misled by the Claims."

Natural Standard.

International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy

U.S. National Library of Medicine: "Soluble vs. insoluble fiber.:

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on October 25, 2017

SOURCES:

Horne, S. 2006; vol. 6(2): pp. 93-100. Journal of Herbal Pharmacotherapy,

American Cancer Society: Colon Therapy."

Baptist Health Systems: "Colon Cleansing: Don't Be Misled by the Claims."

Natural Standard.

International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy

U.S. National Library of Medicine: "Soluble vs. insoluble fiber.:

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on October 25, 2017

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