Global Research - Food for Thought
Global research by two renowned scientific organizations has concluded that you can cut your risk of cancer with a specific regimen of dietary and lifestyle changes. The recommendations have just been published in the journal Cancer Research. They come from the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund, based in the UK.
The scientists, after extensive technical analysis, reached consensus on the lifestyle most likely to reduce the risk of cancer. The cancers include breast, colorectal and prostate, which are the most common forms of cancer. Here's the lifestyle they've identified:
- No smoking
- Healthy weight
- Frequent exercise
- Diet rich in whole grains, vegetables, fruits, beans
- Minimal amounts of fast food, red and processed meat, sugary drinks and alcohol
- Avoid dietary supplements like vitamins and mineral pills
These are simple lifestyle and dietary guidelines identified by global experts as the most likely approach to reducing the risk of cancer.