One of the forms of vitamin A reduces the level of inflammation in the intestine. We are talking about retinoic acid. Since colon cancer has a direct relationship with inflammation, vitamin a can accelerate the healing process with cancer. Useful retinoic acid in the treatment of ulcerative colitis, says UPI.com.
Researchers from Stanford University investigated the reaction of the colon of mice on vitamin A. it Appeared that increasing the concentration of this compound in the blood reduced inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract.
Yet the researchers noticed that when a high level of protein that breaks down retinoic acid, the probability of colon cancer is slightly increased.
In another study, researchers from southern California have proven that drinking two cups of coffee a day also reduces the risk of colon cancer. It's all in the antioxidants contained in large quantity in high-quality coffees.