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Our diet not only has an effect on our well-being, but it also impacts our risk of colorectal cancer. So, what can we do to benefit our colon? We’ve got four simple tips for you.
"After eating, you should rest or take 1,000 steps" - and then just a few more... Try it with the help of your mobile phone pedometer: those who walk the 10,000 steps per day recommended for the heart have a noticeably better digestion.
Dietary habits not only influence our well-being, but also our risk of bowel cancer. A simple screening by means of a stool test or colonoscopy is offered to all over 50-year-olds in the majority of cantons. Ask your cancer league for more information.
By Prof. Dr. med. Viviane Hess, Head of Prevention and Early Detection, Krebsliga beider Basel