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Colon and Bowel Cancer together with Celiac Disease

Friday, October 30th, 2015

Individuals with Celiac Disease have a higher risk of colon cancer and others forms of bowel cancer than any other group.  One of the reason for this is the inability of a Celiac diagnosed individual to digest lipids.  One type of lipid is Saturated fats such as: bacon sausage, hot dogs etc.  A recent study is showing an 18% increase chance of bowel cancer among individuals that eat bacon, sausage, hot dogs and the like.  I wonder how many of these individuals also have Celiac disease. Probably a pretty high percentage.  So what do you do?  Again the answers are the same.  First and most important is exercise and weight control. Eat a high fiber diet consisting of fruits, vegetables, beans, nuts, and whole grains (but not those grains that contain gluten).  Limit red meats and processed meats.  Eat foods rich in calcium.  Do not smoke.  Limit alcohol consumption. Get screened for colon cancer early.  Finally, get at least 7 hours of sleep a day.  Most important of all if you stomach reacts to a processed meat or fat -STOP  EATING IT!

The following are some examples of fiber that would be easy to add to your diet.  First have a nightly salad.  Add to this salad the following: frozen artichoke hearts, garbanzo beans, red peppers, chopped, kale, mushrooms ( not the white ones with out any taste), green onions, pomegranates, apples, and nuts.  This is a good way to sneak vegetables into the meal.

For other ideas on meals, check out my book “Food to Some, Poison to Others” on Kindle.  Next month on my blog, I will have some new recipes for the Holidays.