Cancer - 10 Preventice Tips

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By adopting a healthy lifestyle you can reduce the risk of cancer. According to the National Foundation for Cancer Research, 80 to 90 percent of all cancer cases are preventable.

1. A balanced diet: When you eat a variety of food in the right proportion from the 6 food groups (.grains and cereals, vegetables, fruits, dairy products, meats and eggs, fats) you are able to counteract any harmful effect of eating food which is cancer causing.

2. Do not eat the same food over and over again: If the food contains traces of cancer causing substance you are more likely to develop cancerous cells.

3. Do not over eat: Overeating increases the risk of stomach cancer.

4. Alcohol: Drink in moderation to reduce the risk of cancer.

5. Smoking: It is a well-known fact that smoking is one of the main reasons of
getting cancer.

6. Vitamin: Take appropriate amount of vitamins A, C, E and plenty of fiber
to prevent cancer forming cells

7. Too salty, too hot: Avoid excessive intake of salty items such as salted meat and salted fish. Avoid consuming food and drink which are very hot.

8. Stale and charred food: Avoid taking food that has been kept for a long time and burnt food.

9. The sun: Avoid over exposure to the sun

10. Healthy habits:
* Do regular exercise
* Maintain cleanliness of your body
* Eat your breakfast
* Sleep for 8 hours
* A positive outlook in life
* Reduce stress
* Drink green tea
* Do regular screening
* Maintain an ideal body weight
* Avoid junk food

Prevention is better than cure.

Charles Chua C K  devotes his time to writing articles about his past experiences relating to health, career, money, home, relationships, education, happiness, Feng Shui, writing and more. The aim of his articles is to share useful tips about life with his readers. Please visit his blog at allaboutlivingwithlife.blogspot.com

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