Category: Colon Cancer

What’s Your Gut Microbiome Enterotype? 0

What’s Your Gut Microbiome Enterotype?

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: There appear to be just two types of people in the world: those who have mostly Bacteroides type bacteria in their gut, and those...

Should We All Get Colonoscopies Starting at Age 50? 0

Should We All Get Colonoscopies Starting at Age 50?

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Why do U.S. doctors continue to recommend colonoscopies when most other countries recommend less invasive colon cancer screening methods? Serious harm in 1 out...

What to Take Before a Colonoscopy 0

What to Take Before a Colonoscopy

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: By preventing colon spasms, peppermint oil can both reduce the pain and discomfort of colonoscopies for the patient and make the scope easier to...

How to Reduce Carcinogenic Bile Acid Production 0

How to Reduce Carcinogenic Bile Acid Production

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: The consumption of animal fat appears to increase the growth of gut bacteria that turn our bile acids into carcinogens. For the role of...

Putrefying Protein and “Toxifying” Enzymes 0

Putrefying Protein and “Toxifying” Enzymes

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Certain gut bacteria can “retoxify” carcinogens that your liver successfully detoxified, but these bacteria can be rapidly suppressed by simple dietary changes. The two...

Solving a Colon Cancer Mystery 0

Solving a Colon Cancer Mystery

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Even though modern African diets may now be as miserably low in fiber as American diets, Africans still appear to have 50 times less...

Bowel Wars: Hydrogen Sulfide vs. Butyrate 0

Bowel Wars: Hydrogen Sulfide vs. Butyrate

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Sulfur dioxide preservatives in dried fruit, sulfites in wine, and the putrefaction of undigested animal protein in the colon can release hydrogen sulfide, the...

Stool pH and Colon Cancer 0

Stool pH and Colon Cancer

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger’s videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Fermentation of fiber in the gut may help explain the dramatic differences in colorectal cancer incidence around the world. So in the purple cabbage...