From regular checkups to dietary changes, cancer prevention is often as not a matter of making healthy choices.
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From chlorophyll to special compounds, fresh produce provides a range of benefits to help protect against cancer.
Minimize alcohol consumption to minimize your cancer risk.
Adding olive oil to your diet can help prevent cancer.
Garlic can be added to meals or even raw, if you’re feeling adventurous!
Whole grains such as amaranth are another good addition to your diet for cancer protection.
Regular exercise may significantly reduce your risk for cancer.
Dark berries — such as cranberries — offer protection from cancer.
Cruciferous vegetables are as fun to eat as “cruciferous” is to say, and they break down in the body to form anti-cancer substances.
Reduce your intake of red meat, processed meats, well-done meat and fried animal-based foods.
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.