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!
Answer assisted by Nicole Bressler, Medical Student