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What can I do to keep my large intestine in good condition?
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Nicole Bressler
Emergency Medicine
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In brief: Healthy Diet
A diet that is high in fiber, fruits, whole grains, and vegetables can help keep your colon healthy.
It is very important to have a colonoscopy when you reach age 50 to screen for colon cancer (which is very treatable if caught early) or younger if there is a history of colon cancer or colon polyps in your family. Avoid habitual laxative use, and get regular exercise. Your body will thank you!

In brief: Healthy Diet
A diet that is high in fiber, fruits, whole grains, and vegetables can help keep your colon healthy.
It is very important to have a colonoscopy when you reach age 50 to screen for colon cancer (which is very treatable if caught early) or younger if there is a history of colon cancer or colon polyps in your family. Avoid habitual laxative use, and get regular exercise. Your body will thank you!
Nicole Bressler
Nicole Bressler
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Dr. Siamak Milanchi
Surgery - Colorectal
3 doctors agree
In brief: Healthy diet & life
Eat healthy and live healthy.
Eat adequate fiber, eat more vegetable, drink plenty of water, eat less fried food and less meat (less hamburger, steak etc), eat fresh food and avoid junk food and fast food, exercise regularly and be in shape and avoid obesity. Don't smoke. Get your colonoscopy on time.

In brief: Healthy diet & life
Eat healthy and live healthy.
Eat adequate fiber, eat more vegetable, drink plenty of water, eat less fried food and less meat (less hamburger, steak etc), eat fresh food and avoid junk food and fast food, exercise regularly and be in shape and avoid obesity. Don't smoke. Get your colonoscopy on time.
Dr. Siamak Milanchi
Dr. Siamak Milanchi
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