Gastroenterology/Digestive Health

nutrition label know how

Nutrition Label Know-How

by Meghan Rabbitt

Here’s how to read the nutrition facts label so you choose the best foods for your family.

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I read somewhere that the American Cancer Society is now recommending colorectal cancer screening at age 45. When should I start getting screened? Should I get a Cologuard® (stool) test instead of a colonoscopy?

by Dr. Erika Lee

Colorectal cancer diagnoses in people under the age of 50 have been rising in recent years. In response to this, the American Cancer Society updated its screening guidelines to recommend that adults at average risk of colorectal cancer start regular screening at age 45. African-Americans, those...

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Keto Diet and Intermittent Fasting

Keto Diet and Intermittent Fasting More Than Trendy

by Meghan Rabbitt

What you need to know to figure out if one (or both) is right for you.

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Foods You’re Not Eating—But Should

7 Foods You’re Not Eating—But Should

by Meghan Rabbitt

Let’s face it: Most of us race through the grocery store, checking foods off our go-to lists to make our go-to meals. Even when we have more time — say, we’re strolling around the farmer’s market — it’s not likely we’ll pick up a fruit or veggie we’ve never eaten or cooked before.

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Harry Connick Jr, Cologuard, Colon screening

Beyond the Colonoscopy | Harry Connick, Jr. and Others Seek Alternatives for Colon Cancer Screening

by Joelle Klein

If you’re 50 years old or around that age, or you’ve been putting off getting a colonoscopy, read on. There are alternative colon cancer screening options that are less-invasive and less-complicated than the colonoscopy.

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Colorado Health & Wellness magazine, Ask The Dr

Ask The Dr.

by Dr. Jenifer Marks

What GERD treatment options are available? Are there dietary and lifestyle changes to make? Or, do I have to rely on medications or surgery?

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Jennifer Jasinski, Colorado chef and James Beard Award winner

Shop Like a Chef

by Meghan Rabbit

Jennifer Jasinski, Colorado chef and James Beard Award winner, gives Colorado Health & Wellness readers an insider’s view on what she keeps stocked in her home kitchen and where she goes to buy these go-to foods when she’s cooking for her family.

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Colorectal Cancer Increasing in Young Adults

Colorectal Cancer Increasing in Young Adults

by Jennifer L.W. Fink

According to the National Cancer Institute, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Fortunately, colorectal cancer is also relatively easy to detect and treat. Medical studies suggest that using a colonoscopy to screen for colorectal cancer can reduce...

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Daylene Wilson

Luke Kellerman: The Man Who Inspired the Denver Broncos Campaign and Raised Awareness of Colorectal Cancer

by Andrea Juarez

The image of a bronco is strong and resolute. It’s befitting of the #FightLikeABronco campaign that was launched by the Denver Broncos in 2016 to help raise cancer awareness.

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Acid Reflux

Banish Acid Reflux the Natural Way

by Maribeth Neelis

More than 60 million Americans experience acid reflux at least once a month, according to the Mayo Clinic.

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