Want to decrease your colon cancer risk?
A study of 55000 people published last month looked at the relationship between colon cancer and lifestyle. This 10 year study identified 5 factors that together could have reduced the incidence of colon cancer in this group by almost one quarter. What were the 5 factors? 1. Not smoking, 2. Exercising, 3. Limited alcohol intake, 4. Keeping your waist size in check, and 5. a diet with plenty of fruits & veggies and limited fat & red meat. I guess our colons and our hearts both like the same stuff. Want to read a little more? Check out http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c5504