From regular checkups to dietary changes, cancer prevention is often as not a matter of making healthy choices.
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Minimize alcohol consumption to minimize your cancer risk.
Adding olive oil to your diet can help prevent cancer.
From chlorophyll to special compounds, fresh produce provides a range of benefits to help protect against cancer.
Regular exercise may significantly reduce your risk for cancer.
Whole grains such as amaranth are another good addition to your diet for cancer protection.
Garlic can be added to meals or even raw, if you’re feeling adventurous!
Dark berries — such as cranberries — offer protection from cancer.
Reduce your intake of red meat, processed meats, well-done meat and fried animal-based foods.
Cruciferous vegetables are as fun to eat as “cruciferous” is to say, and they break down in the body to form anti-cancer substances.
Get regular medical screenings; early detection is invaluable.
Stess is dangerous to your health; relaxing regularly is an important element of a healthy lifestyle.
Social isolation has been linked to degradation of mental and physical health. Make a point to make time to enjoy friends and family.