Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Common plant fiber gel doubled rate of tumor eradication

Many people don't realize that the trillions of bacteria, viruses, and fungi residing within the gastrointestinal tract—collectively called the gut microbiome—are connected to overall health, and specifically to cancer.

Health

Most Americans are not getting enough fiber in our diets

Only 5% of men and 9% of women are getting the recommended daily amount of dietary fiber, according to a study being presented at NUTRITION 2021 LIVE ONLINE. Insufficient fiber intake is associated with a higher risk of heart ...

Oncology & Cancer

Umbrella review reveals links between diet, colorectal cancer

(HealthDay)—Higher intakes of dietary fiber, dietary calcium, and yogurt and lower intakes of red meat and alcohol are associated with a lower risk for colorectal cancer (CRC), according to a review published online Feb. ...

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