10 Lifestyle Tips for Cancer Prevention
Diet, Activity Recommendations May Reduce the Risk of Cancer, Experts Say
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Making Cancer Prevention Simpler
Overwhelmed? Collins boiled the 10 recommendations down to these three:
- Choose mostly plant foods. Limit red meat and avoid processed meat.
- Be physically active every day in any way for 30 minutes or more.
- Aim to be a healthy weight throughout life.
Keep in mind that these tips are about reducing -- but not eliminating -- cancer risk. Many factors, including genes and environmental factors, affect cancer risk; diet and exercise aren't the whole story, but they're within your power to change.