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High colon cancer risk caused by Western junk food can be reversed with healthy, high-fiber diets, study proves

(NaturalNews) Switching from a Western diet high in meat and fat to a diet rich in vegetables and beans may reduce a person's risk of colon cancer in just two weeks, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and Imperial College London and published in the journal Nature Communications. Colon is the second most common cause of cancer death in wealthy countries.

Consume more fiber and slash your mortality risk by 16 percent

By PF Louis: (NaturalNews) You've probably heard it or read it before: The importance of including high fiber foods in our diet. Most probably consider this is good for being "regular" with bowel movements, nothing more than that.

But according to a recent epidemiological meta-analysis, it can be a matter of longer life or premature death, as people who ate the most fiber were less likely to die of any disease cause.

Eating legumes fights off bad cholesterol


Cholesterol is not a bad word. Like many other substances, there is the necessity in clarifying the information that is provided by popular media. Cholesterol is actually a natural compound that is made by the body and is necessary for good health. The problem lies with the types of cholesterol that are found within the blood stream. New research sheds light on how levels of 'bad' cholestrol can be reduced by eating more legumes.