On the fast track

September 1995
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Sep95, Vol. 56 Issue 9, p28
Highlights the beneficial effect of weight training on digestion and the lowering of colon cancer risk. Experience of weightlifters on gastrointestinal digestion.


Related Articles

  • New evidence shows diet may protect against colon cancer.  // Cancer News;Spring93, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p18 

    Discusses the findings linking the effect of diet on risks of colon cancer as cited by the American Cancer Society's report in the October 7, 1992 `Journal of the National Cancer Institute'. Evaluation of factors; Benefits of increased consumption of vegetables, fruits and grain; Regular use of...

  • Exercise vs. colon cancer.  // Executive Health's Good Health Report;Jun97, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p8 

    Examines the effects of brisk walking on reducing the risk of women for colon cancer. Theory on how physical activity lowers colon cancer; Duration of exercise needed.

  • Preventing colon cancer: Yet another reason not to smoke. Fielding, Jonathan E. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;2/2/94, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p162 

    Editorial. Focuses on the causal link between smoking and colorectal cancer. Epidemiological evidence; Statistics; Public health implications; Progress in smoking reduction in the United States; Barriers; Physician advice; Expectations.

  • Good News About a 'Good' Fat. Lee, Kendra; Green, Constance M. // Heart & Soul;Oct/Nov2000, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p26 

    Discusses a study conducted by researchers in Barcelona, Spain, which suggests a link between olive oil consumption and a reduced risk of colon cancer.

  • Crunch time for cancer. Coghlan, Andy // New Scientist;11/13/99, Vol. 164 Issue 2212, p24 

    Reports on a study at Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland on the role of broccoli in preventing colon cancer. Research conducted by food scientist Brian Ratcliffe; Cooked broccoli's loss of potency; Amount of DNA damage in colon cells taken from pigs; Suggestion that cooking destroys...

  • Nature knows best.  // Prevention;Apr95, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p26 

    Advises that eating whole foods, rather than the parts of it that come in supplements, may be best for warding off colon cancer. Results of study using supplements; Comments by study leader E. Robert Greenberg, M.D.; The role of antioxidants; Report in `New England Journal of Medicine,' July...

  • Walk away from colon cancer. Franklin, Deborah; Henry, Sarah // Health (Time Inc. Health);Oct97, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p16 

    Deals with the findings of the research conducted by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard School of Public Health researchers that walking can reduce women's risk in having colon cancer. Other benefits that people can gain from walking regularly; Data used in the research; Other...

  • Folic acid keeps cancer at bay.  // Health (Time Inc. Health);Jan/Feb99, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p13 

    Presents the result of a study conducted by Harvard researchers which suggests that folic acid can ward off colon cancer in women. How Harvard researchers tracked down the colon cancer incidence among women; Sources of folic acid; Daily dosage of folic acid needed to stave off 30 to 40 percent...

  • Fibre does not protect against colon cancer. Gottlieb, Scott // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);01/30/99, Vol. 318 Issue 7179, p281 

    Focuses on the findings of a study that there is no benefit from eating high fiber food products in preventing colon cancer. What led Dennis Burkitt to conclude that dietary fiber prevented colorectal cancer; Details on the study; Explanation from Charles Fuchs, the lead author of the study.

  • Raisins to the rescue.  // Better Nutrition;Jan2001, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p26 

    Reports the health benefits of eating raisins in the United States. Prevention of colon cancer; Estimate amount of raisin intake to lower cancer risk; View of Gene Spiller, Los Altos, California-based researcher on raisin benefits.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics