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20 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

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  • 20 Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk

    1. Don't smoke, and avoid second-hand smoke.
    2. Control your weight.
    3. Get physical.
    4. Savor salads.five to nine servings of fruit/vetables
    are recommended. This isn't hard to get---a single
    serving is 1 piece of fruit (aple, banana, orange),
    1/2 cup of cut-up fruit, 3/4 cup of 100%fruit juice,
    1/2 cup of raw or cooked vegetables, 1 cup of raw
    leafy greens(lettuce, spinach) or 1/2 cup of cooked
    beans or peas.
    5. Choose healthy fats over saturated fats.
    6. Drink less alcohol.
    7. Be sun smart.
    8. Consider taking aspirin and/or ibuprofen.
    9. Don't grill until it's charred.
    10. Take a daily multivitamin and mineral.
    11. Drink green tea.
    12. Go for garlic.
    13. Reduce exposure to pesticides.
    14. Drink more fluids.
    15. Eat fish---but use caution(pregnant women avoid
    shark, swordfish, king mmackerel or tilefish because
    of the high levels of mercury found in these fish.)
    16. Avoid unnecessary X-rays.
    17. Limit salted, pickled, and smoked foods.
    18. Practice safe sex.
    19. Rid your home of radon.
    20. Get screened: breast, Colon and rectum, cervix,
    uterus, prostate, Cancer checkup.

  • #2
    Eek - when I read the last one, I somehow lost my appetite for all my healthy veggies that are cooking.


    • #3
      Oh, No!! ...and that WAS your 5th serving of vegetables, wasn't it?!