Pineapple Compound Bromelain Trumps Colonoscopy for Colon Health
Barbara Minton | Natural Society
Is your doctor pushing you to get a colonoscopy, but your instincts are saying don’t do it? If so, it’s time to discover the pitfalls of colonoscopy and virtues of pineapple – a food that can truly help improve colon health.
Let’s get started with some facts you will probably never hear from your doctor:
Each year over 14 million people in the U.S. have a colonoscopy, sold to them as ‘preventative medicine.’
Approximately 70,000 of those people have complications during their colonoscopy that kill or seriously injure them. That number of 70,000 is much larger than the total number of people who die from colon cancer each year, which is approximately 54,000.
There have been no large clinical trials that support the need for colonoscopy screening. Both the National Institutes of Health and the American Cancer Society have acknowledged this is true.
The radiation exposure for a single colonoscopy increases your lifetime risk of a diagnosis of cancer by 20%. If you begin getting colonoscopy screenings when you are age 50 and have one every five years as doctors want people to do, when you reach the age of 70 your risk of
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