Chris R. is a very empowered patient who has very few side effects from his bowel surgery. He wanted a clear nutrition plan for his stage IV colon cancer.
Here’s a snapshot of some of my recommendations:
A broad-spectrum digestive enzyme to decrease gas and reflux with “culprit” foods.
Metastatic colon cancer patients taking high doses of vitamin D went significantly longer before recurrence. (Dana-Farber)
Top Pick: Carlson Vitamin D3, 4000 IU
Consuming high amounts of allium vegetables reduces risk of colorectal cancer by 79 percent. (Asian Pac J Clin Oncol, 2019)
Top Pick: Swanson Full Spectrum Onion Bulb, 400 mg 2x a day
Human trials show curcumin controls colon cancer progression. (WJCO, 2010) Doses up to 8000 mg per day are safe and well tolerated.
Top Pick: Nature’s Nutrition Turmeric with Bioperine, 2600 mg in 4 capsules
Omega 3s used in advanced colon cancer animal models decreased colon cancer cells by 50%. (Cancer Met Rev, 2018)
Top Pick: Nordic Naturals Ultimate Omega
University of Maryland research shows that a compound found in corn fiber, Inositol Hexaphosphate, prevents colon cancer growth. (2019)
Top Pick: Cell Forte IP-6 and Inositol
Certain bacteria strains (Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, Bifidobacterium lactis and Lactobacillus casei) are powerful against colon cancer. Three-year recurrence free survival was significantly higher in those who take probiotics. (J Urol, 2008)
Top Pick: Klaire Labs TB Complete Ther-Biotic probiotic, includes prebiotic inulin. You will need a practitioner code to purchase: 01C Or call: 888-488-2488
Melatonin may be an effective secondary line of defense in metastatic colon cancer. Most studies agree dose of 10-50 mg of melatonin nightly is beneficial. (Oncotarget, 2017)
Top Pick: Vital Nutrients Melatonin, 20 mg
Top pick: pH Ion Test Strips – test first urine in the AM
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