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GI for Life, Leading Provider Colon Health and Probiotic Supplements, Announces Their First National Television Program


April 17, 2014 --
GI for Life, Leading Provider Colon Health and Probiotic Supplements, Announces Their First National Television Program

Santa Rosa, California (PRWEB) April 17, 2014

GI for Life, an innovative nutriceutical company focused on digestive health products is proud to announce the introduction of their first nationally televised program, called Gastrointestinal Inflammation, developed to educate viewers on the effects of diet and colon cancer and other common digestive conditions. The program was produced by Outlook TV, and can be seen on popular television networks including PBS, CNN, TLC, CNBC, MSNBC and Fox News starting April 21, 2014.

Of the companys upcoming television programming, Denise Lustberg, President of GI for Life said, We are very excited and proud of this achievement. It will allow us to reach and educate many people on the dangers of colon cancer, the second deadliest cancer in the United States, and other conditions such as celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome and Vitamin D deficiency. This gives us the opportunity to introduce our cutting edge nutritional supplements and probiotics designed specifically to promote and support colon health and wellness to a much larger audience.

Some alarming facts about colon cancer (including rectum)*:

  •     Colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women combined in the United States.
  • The American Cancer Society estimates 136,830 people will be diagnosed in 2014 and 50,310 will die from colon cancer in the United States.
  • On average, the lifetime risk of developing colon cancer is about one in 20 (5%)
  • People who have a parent, sibling or child with colon cancer have up to 2 to 3 times the risk of developing the disease.
  • 90% of all new cases occur in people 50 years or older

We believe healthy living starts from the inside.

Colon cancer is one of the most preventable cancers if the proper steps are taken. Here at GI for Life, we embrace lifestyle changes and a nutritional prescription for digestive health based upon the latest scientific evidence on colon and intestinal health and diet. Leading board certified gastroenterologists joined forces to develop the products specifically formulated to address the nutritional needs of their patients associated with many common digestive health issues including colon cancer, celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and Vitamin D deficiency. GI for Life uses the newest technology to deliver the highest quality dietary supplements.

GI for Life was founded in 2010 by board certified gastroenterologists with many years of clinical and academic experience.

Dr. Michael Lustberg is a fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association. He was a section of Chief of Gastroenterology and has widely lectured on gastrointestinal health and colon cancer.

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*These statistics were compiled from the American Cancer Societys 2012 Cancer Facts and Figures and Colorectal Cancer Facts and Figures 2011-2013.

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