From 1970 to 1980, for people 50 and older, rates of colon and colo-rectal cancers were declining. However, by the mid-19890s, young adults were increasingly stricken with colon cancer, as were adults aged 30-39.
Even worse, the Colorectal Cancer Alliance reports that “if you were born in 1990 or after, you are two times more likely to get colon cancer and four times more likely to get rectal cancer.” Colon cancer is directly linked to the consumption of red meat and processed red meat. The link is definitive – and disturbing.
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“It’s becoming a bigger and bigger epidemic” says Michael Sapeinza, CEO of the Alliance.To view the details about the disturbing increases in colon and rectal cancer, visit https://www.youtube.com/c/ColorectalCancerAlliance