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Colon CancerNutrition

Eat Smart to Recover From Colon Cancer and Help Prevent Its Return

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Woman making the shape of a heart with her hands over her stomach and GI tract.
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Rainbow of colorful produce.
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Eat a rainbow of plants for colon health


Assorted tree nuts.
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Fight colon cancer recurrence by eating tree nuts


Chicken and vegetables on a plate.
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Manage sugar as part of a colon cancer diet


Woman adding spice to food in frying pan.
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Boost flavors to combat dulled taste


Woman making a smoothie in a blender.
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Pack in the nutrition with a smoothie or juice


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Eat more fish to lower colon cancer risk


Hole grains in wooden scoops.
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Reduce inflammation with versatile whole grains


Glasses of refreshing orange sparkling water.
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Find treatment-friendly indulgences to replace alcohol and caffeine


Man and woman preparing food in the kitchen at home.
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Find the colon cancer diet that works for you


Sheila M. Eldred

Sheila M. Eldred

@milepostmedia

Sheila Mulrooney Eldred is a graduate of Columbia’s School of Journalism and a former newspaper reporter. As a freelance health journalist, she writes about everything from deadly diseases to elite athletes, including superbugs, opioids, ticks, and laughter yoga. Her stories have appeared in The New York Times, Nature, FiveThirtyEight, Pacific Standard, STAT News, and other publications. In her spare time, she and her family love running, cross-country skiing, and mountain biking in Minneapolis.