Colon cancer is a growth of malignant cells in the colon or also known as large intestine which is located at the lower part of digestive system. The majority cases of colon cancer start with a little and noncancerous mass of cells known as adenomatous polyps. As it progresses some of these polyps turn out to be colon cancers. Continue reading
Colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the world, especially among the developed countries where food is readily available and affordable. Not too worry, however, colon cancer is treatable with good prognosis if detected early. Hence, let us take a closer look on what is colon cancer, how to identify risk factors, early signs and symptoms.
How is fiber important? Fiber is essential in your diet because it helps you maintain the balance inside your body. Fiber sweeps away the excess fats and the harmful toxins that your body accumulates overtime. It helps you have regular elimination of wastes. This also provides nutrition for the good bacteria that helps your colon work efficiently. It is ideal to have 25 grams to 35 grams of fiber in your diet everyday.
HOW DOES A BOWEL OBSTRUCTION OCCUR?
We love to eat. Who doesn’t? Every morsel of the food that we eat is being broken down into the tiniest molecule or atom to give us energy that we need all through out the day. People love to treat their taste buds with delicious food. Food is a part of our daily lives. After the food has been swallowed, it goes to the stomach wherein it is being digested and absorption of nutrients is made. After that, it needs to be emptied to the intestines for further digestion and further absorption for the other nutrients that is solely being absorbed in the small and large intestines. There we go hungry and crave for another food again. Continue reading