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Powerful Nutrition for Colon Cancer

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:

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A broad-spectrum digestive enzyme  to decrease gas and reflux with “culprit” foods.

Top Pick: Pure Encapsulations, Digestive enzymes Ultra  

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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