Drinking Yogurt Can Prevent Colon Cancer

yogurt prevent colon cancer

Yogurt is a fermented milk drink that has many benefits for health. Ranging from preventing constipation to counteract the emergence of the risk of colon cancer, could be the reason for you to drink regularly.

Colon cancer is one of the types of diseases that cause the most deaths in the US in 2012, according to data the American Cancer Society and the National Health Council in 2012.

Another name of colon cancer is a colorectal carcinoma, also pretty much suffered by the people of Indonesia. The trigger varies, but most are unhealthy eating patterns.

“In Indonesia, the number of patients with colorectal cancer ranks 10th (2.75%) after another cancer (cervical, breast, lymph nodes, skin, nasopharynx, ovarian, thyroid and soft tissue),” said dr. Grace JudioKahl, Msc, MH, CHt.

She also mentioned that men more suffering from colorectal cancer than women. Therefore according to her, consumption of yogurt regularly can help prevent digestive problems occur.

“Yogurt can prevent many digestive problems such as constipation, hemorrhoids, colitis, typhus, and colon cancer,” she said.

Good bacteria or probiotics contained in yogurt also serve to lose weight, lower blood pressure, prevent coronary heart disease, and even lowering cholesterol in the blood.

The ability of probiotic bacteria to fight bad bacteria or pathogenic bacteria in the digestive, making the risk of colon cancer will decrease. Moreover, the calcium in yogurt excellent for growth and bone health.

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