The number two cancer in America is colon cancer. The number one colon cancer fighting element is fiber. At a recent class it was recommended to every one to have 6 servings of raw vegetables and 3 to 4 servings of raw fruits a day.
There are very few Americans that get an adequate amount of fiber.
So what is fiber? Fiber is an element contained in some foods which passes through the digestive tract without being absorbed.
Fiber improves the bowels peristaltic action (wave like motion which moves the feces down the intestinal tract).
Fiber is accredited with as diverse benefits as to: prevent colon cancer, lower cholesterol levels, stabilize blood sugar levels, alleviate bowel problems such as constipation, hemorrhoids, colitis, diverticulitis and Crohn's Disease.
Some herbalists call fiber the fountain of youth. It has been used to help acne, headaches, parasite control and any auto-immune disease such as MS, Lupus and Epstein Barr Syndrome.
Sources of fiber are raw vegetables and fruits, almonds, brown rice, whole wheat, garbanzo beans, rye, soybeans, split peas, sunflowers seeds and psyllium.
Many people ask how long do they need to add fiber to their diet, the answer is the rest of your life.
An estimated 85,000 people will be diagnosed with colon cancer this year. Adding fiber to your diet will not guarantee that you will never develop the health concerns in this article but it's an excellent place to start.
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