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Biologists have long known that the bacteria, protozoa, fungi, yeast, and other microbes that inhabit the guts of all animals can play a key role in their ability to survive.
 
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A rich diet, high in fatty animal products and refined carbohydrates, particularly when combined with a sedentary lifestyle, is known to promote insulin resistance in many people. This results in elevated levels of insulin in the blood. It has been proposed that high levels of insulin may be promoting...
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
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Do you need one more reason to lose those extra pounds and start eating less and exercising? To ward off colon cancer!!! A new survey commissioned by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) indicates that Americans don’t realize that obesity increases cancer risk. Research presented in July at the (AICR)/World Cancer Research Fund International ... Diet for Colon Cancer Prevention
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A recent study by researchers at the University of North Carolina (UNC) made headlines after being published in the February issue of Gastroenterology. The study consisted of data collected on the reported activity level and diet of 2104 patients (30 to 80y) who had undergone an outpatient colonoscopy between 1998 and 2010. They reported no ... Low-Fiber Diet Causes Diverticulosis
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Here are some fun activities to promote colon health. Use these for a lunch and learn or for your next wellness fair. Half of all people over 50 have diverticulosis and colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the US. Activity 1 - What do...