I have good news and bad news for you. The bad news is that, there’s no single food you can eat, which guarantees you’ll not get cancer. However, the good news is that, eating a combination of foods and improving your nutrition, may improve your chances of avoiding the “Big C”. Would you like to know more?
Most of us are aware of the “usual suspects”, contributing to the occurrence of cancer. You know, things like:
- Tobacco use;
- Lack of regular physical activity; and
- Failure to get early detection screenings.
Well, it appears that what you eat on a regular basis, could reduce your cancer risk.
The good folks at WebMD, have a very interesting slide show, about eating right to help you fight cancer. Some of the foods appearing in their review of possible cancer fighters include:
- Green Tea;
- Curcumin; and
I suggest you take a good look at the WebMD slide show here. See how your food choices, compare to the cancer fighters.
A different article by Stanford Medicine, takes a more detailed look at the role of nutrition, in reducing the risk of cancer. This article discusses phytochemicals found in food, antioxidants, and omega-3 fatty acids. Make sure to take some time, to read it as well.
The Bottom Line: You have to take responsibility for your lifestyle choices, to reduce your cancer risk. There are no guarantees, but don’t you want the odds against cancer in your favor? The fight begins with what you eat.
What are you having for dinner tonight?
It’s your life, live well.