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Cutting Back on Red Meat May Help Prevent Hemorrhoids

Time to put down that steak knife. According to research from the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund, colon cancer risk may increase from eating red meat and processed meat. The study suggests that people who eat 24.5 ounces of red meat per week may increase their chances of developing colon cancer by 17 percent … Continue reading »

No Guts, No Glory

Your gut may be good for instincts, but it may also be an indicator of poor digestive health. Dr. Steven Lamm’s new book “No Guts, No Glory” expands on this idea by providing insight and solutions to boost your digestive health. Along the way, you may lessen your chances of developing hemorrhoids. Dr. Lamm believes “No Guts, No Glory” hitting … Continue reading »

Pistachios Aid Digestion

You’ve probably heard pistachios are good for you, but did you know they could aid in colon health as well? Recent research has shown green-tinged nuts (such as pistachios) to be aids in growing the bacteria you need to better digest food. And the better your digestive system is working, the less likely you are to develop hemorrhoids. The bacteria … Continue reading »

Know Your Hemorrhoid Risks

No matter how much you hope to avoid hemorrhoids, chances are you’ll experience them at one point or another. Hemorrhoids, swollen and inflamed veins in the anus or rectum, will affect nearly half of American adults by the time they turn 50. But you can stay a step ahead by understanding your risk factors and taking preventative steps. Risk factors … Continue reading »

Chia Seeds: How They Prevent Hemorrhoids

We all know that fiber does wonders in hemorrhoid prevention and aiding in digestion. So, what’s the latest trend in fibrous foods? The chia seed – a whole grain that originated in Mexico and South America – have been popping up in grocery stores recently, and for a good reason. Along with high amounts of omega fatty acids, chia seeds … Continue reading »

Coffee Found To Have More Soluble Fiber Than OJ

Java hounds, rejoice! It appears that there’s dietary fiber in coffee. Spanish researchers have found that after grinding, coffee beans still have soluble dietary fiber in them, and that makes its way into your cup of Joe every morning. This type of fiber dissolves in water, and helps prevent cholesterol absorption by the intestines, so this is good news indeed. … Continue reading »

Clean Out Your Pantry To Help Stop Hemorrhoids

Want to kick start a healthier lifestyle? Start by cleaning out your pantry! Swapping foods with little nutritional value for high-fiber options will keep your digestive tract, as well as the rest of your body, healthy and happy. Overeating is a major cause of hemorrhoids, which makes cleaning out your pantry an important task. If it’s typically full of foods … Continue reading »

Tired of Hemorrhoids? Try Changing Your Diet

Unsure of what to eat when you have hemorrhoids? While there is no guarantee for hemorrhoid elimination, there are dietary changes you can make to prevent or reduce the likelihood of their return. Fruits and vegetables. In addition to providing plenty of nutrients, many fruits and vegetables contain fiber that aids digestion. Try adding fiber-rich items like raspberries, pears, broccoli … Continue reading »

Changing Behaviors Can Help Reduce Risk of Hemorrhoids

We hear it all the time: If you want to avoid hemorrhoids, pay attention to diet and exercise. But overdoing the good stuff could also lead hemorrhoids. Many people might only consider themselves overeaters only when indulging on unhealthy, junk food. But, even a plate filled with the most nutritious foods can be harmful if eaten in abundance, causing all … Continue reading »

Steps To Reduce Hemorrhoid Risk

Even though half of us will have had hemorrhoids by the time we turn 50, there are ways to lesson the odds. There are some concrete steps to take to reduce your risk, and most of them will do much to improve your overall health as well. They include: Eating a diet high in fiber, which promotes smoother, more regular … Continue reading »