Foods To Eat And Avoid To Keep Your Colon Clean

Up to 90% of colon cancer is linked to diet! 90%!

Here are foods to eat and foods to avoid:

To help keep your colon healthy, load up on vitamin D.

Some research suggests that increasing your calcium and vitamin d may lower your chances of developing polyps, small growths which can change to cancer over time.

Here are a few calcium-rich foods to fill up on:

  • Milk
  • Cheese
  • Yogurt
  • Broccoli

And to get more vitamin D, add more of these to your diet:

  • Eggs
  • Liver
  • Fish like wild-caught salmon

Getting some sunlight can also help your body make vitamin D.

On the flip side, you may want to avoid the following foods.

Research shows eating less red meat, processed meat and fatty food may lower your chances of developing polyps.

All of these tips will help keep your colon in great condition!

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About the author

Dr. Jennifer Miranda

Dr. Jennifer Miranda is a board certified Internal Medicine physician who believes that doctors should make a difference in the quality of people’s lives. To this end, she founded Pure Executive Health & Wellness, a comprehensive medical practice centered around the importance of the patient-physician relationship in achieving total body wellness.

Dr. Miranda is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Harvard University where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree. While at Harvard, she was a four-time recipient of the annual John Harvard Scholarship for academic achievement of highest distinction, and she was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the prestigious collegiate national honor society. She then attended the University of Miami School of Medicine where she graduated with selection into Alpha Omega Alpha, which is the highest honor someone can obtain during their medical education. Her exceptional skills as a resident led to her selection as Intern of the Year and later as Chief Medical Resident at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. She also has extensive knowledge in the field of Functional Medicine, and has recently completed a 2 year comprehensive program at the University of Miami.

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