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Colon Cancer Diet

Colon Cancer Diet

A colon cancer diet can help prevent a reoccurrence of the disease, as well as help all people from getting colon cancer. If you have been unfortunate enough to have had cancer of the colon, this diet may help speed healing.

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The most amazing thing about diets in general is that they are meant to be healing and preventative.

So, even if you have been recently diagnosed with this type of cancer, you can still transform or possibly fix this cancer by eating the right way.

Make sure you get enough fiber in your diet so that you are going to the washroom often. One of the worst things for anybody is when food sits in your intestines and develops dangerous gases which release toxic substances that can contribute to many diseases.

Go to your local health food store and buy some type of fiber supplement of powder to mix with water and drink at each meal. This will ensure you move your bowels regularly.

If the following diet does not seem to have enough fiber you can always check this list of high fiber foods and add them to the diet. or check this high fiber diet plan.

But, first always speak to your doctor. If you have suffered from colon cancer you do not want to start any diet without a doctor approval first. The following is only a guideline. It is not meant to replace professional advice.

The pros of colon cancer diet

When combined with everyday exercise, the diet has been demonstrated to reduce the risk of cancer, while as well improving your health in general.

The cons of colon cancer diet:

Side effects have been detected.

The characteristics of colon cancer diet

Eat lots of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains.
Get regular exercise.
Watch your weight.
Don’t smoke.
Limit alcohol.
Get 25 to 30 grams of fiber each day.
Check the menu with your doctor

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7 Days colon cancer diet plan

Colon cancer diet: Day 1

Breakfast
1 glass of pure warm water
2 bananas
1 apple
A cup of tea

Lunch
Whole-grain pasta with small amount of lean meat
Fresh salad
Snack
Low-fat yogurt
2 kiwis

Dinner
1 glass of pure warm water
Steamed fish
Tomatoes, lettuce and broccoli

Colon cancer diet: Day 2

Breakfast
1 glass of pure warm water
Cereal with milk and fruits
A cup of tea

Lunch
2 cucumbers, tomato and carrots
Brown rice

Snack
Low-fat yogurt

Dinner
1 glass of pure warm water
Steamed vegetables

Colon cancer diet: Day 3

Breakfast
2 hard-boiled eggs
A cup of tea

Lunch
Pasta with baked fish fillet
Grilled tomatoes, peppers and shredded cheese

Snack
Low-fat cottage cheese

Dinner
1 glass of pure warm water
Grilled salmon
Whole grain couscous
Brussels sprouts or steamed broccoli

Colon cancer diet: Day 4

Breakfast
1 glass of pure warm water
Oatmeal with almond milk and sliced almonds
A cup of tea

Lunch
Baked chicken breast
Vegetable salad
Whole-grain spaghetti

Snack
Low-fat cottage cheese

Dinner
1 glass of pure warm water
Tuna salad sandwich with tomatoes and leafy greens
Green tea
Colon cancer diet: Day 5

Breakfast
Scrambled eggs
A cup of tea

Lunch
small Chicken burger with tomatoes, leafy greens and low-fat cheese
Fresh cucumbers and carrot sticks
Green tea

Snack
2 apples

Dinner
1 glass of pure warm water
Brown rice with steamed turkey
Baked vegetables
Green tea

Colon cancer diet: Day 6

Breakfast
1 glass of pure warm water
Omelet with spinach and feta cheese
A cup of tea

Lunch
Whole-grain pasta with baked mushrooms, tomatoes and zucchini

Snack
Non-fat yogurt with strawberries

Dinner
Mushrooms soup with chicken
Green tea

Colon cancer diet: Day 7

Breakfast
1 glass of pure warm water
Whole grain toast with fruits
A cup of tea

Lunch
Vegetable soup
One slice of whole-wheat bread

Snack
a mix of berries

Dinner
1 glass of pure warm water
Chopped vegetables
Grilled chicken breast
Green tea

Colon cancer diet shopping list:

5 bananas
5 apples
5 kiwis
Whole-grain pasta
Lean meat 500g
Salad 1 pack
Low-fat yogurt 2 bottles
Fish 500g
Tomatoes 2 kg
Lettuce 500g
Broccoli 500g
Cereal 1 pack
Low-fat milk 2 bottles
Cucumbers 1 kg
Tomato 1 kg
Carrots 500g
Brown rice 1 pack
10 eggs
Peppers 500g
Low-fat cottage cheese 500g
Salmon 500g
Whole grain couscous
Brussels sprouts 300g
Oatmeal 1 pack
Almond milk 300ml
Almonds 200g
Chicken breast 1 kg
Whole-grain spaghetti 1 pack
Tuna 300g
Leafy greens 300g
Turkey 400g
Spinach 300g
Feta cheese 200g
Whole-grain pasta 1 pack
Mushrooms 400g
5 Zucchini
Strawberries 300g
Whole-wheat bread
A mix of berries 2 packs
Porridge 1 pack
Lemon
Olive or linen oil 1 bottle
Low-cal dressing 1 bottle
5 pears
5 peaches
Cherries 400g

Enjoy our colon cancer diet!!

 

You may also like to read about colon cancer nutrition here. Or more about diet after colon cancer.

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