Category Archives: Colon Health

Colon Cancer—third disease in my new alphabetical listing

Welcome to the third PAGE of my new Diseases section of this site. It’s a sad situation when we have to spend $60 billion a year in this country to screen for a disease (colon cancer) that should never have … Continue reading

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Jon Stewart on the Queen, “Sixty years on the throne?”

“Get that woman some fiber!” That was his opening line on the June 4 show. Even the comedians know something that our medical doctors and schools of nutrition seem to have forgotten—we need a lot of fiber in our diet. … Continue reading

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Childhood constipation, another sad, food-driven story

Mis-use of adult laxative for children—just the tip of the iceberg Last week, the New York Times ran a story about one adult laxative, Miralax, that was routinely being given to children. In the lengthy article (See link below), I … Continue reading

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Are you a colonoscopy customer?

Not me; I just said NO—to this $60 billion business. Last week, the New York Times published an article about the “major colonoscopy bills” that people are facing these days. In an article of well over one thousand words (See … Continue reading

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Getting enough fiber? 95% of Americans don’t.

Most don’t even come close to the woefully low official guidelines. Yesterday, while thinking about my post for today, I got to thinking about fiber in our diet and why we have it. Then it occurred to me that it … Continue reading

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FIBER. How much should we be eating?

An excerpt from our book and a new video added to an earlier blog. From Chapter 1 in our book on page 23, under the section entitled, “What is the Optimal Diet for Humans?” As it relates to fiber consumption: … Continue reading

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Oz shares colon story; “cancer screening $$ business” gets bigger

Survives cancer scare following first colonoscopy at age 50 It’s a sad situation when we have to spend $50 billion a year in this country to screen for a disease (colon cancer) that should never have to happen in the … Continue reading

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