Curcumin, an active compound in the well-known spice tumeric, has many health benefits that go beyond simply tasting great.
As we learned in my last post, colon cancer affects the colon, bowel, and rectum. It is the most common and most curable type of cancer (if caught early), and high iron intake (often derived by red meat) is a major contributor to the risk of colon cancer. Aside from iron, Vitamin D has been
Colorectal (colon) cancer is the most common type of cancer in the Western Countries. In the United States, there are a reported 140,000 people diagnosed with colon cancer, and about 50,000 of these will succumb to the disease. Several factors may contribute to the development of colorectal cancer, including an existing presence of polyps, family