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Cancer Prevention Diet
Lower cancer risk with antioxidants
Diets high in fruit may lower the risk of stomach and lung cancer.
Eating vegetables containing carotenoids, may reduce the risk of lung, mouth, pharynx, and larynx cancers
Diets high in non-starchy vegetables, may help protect against stomach and esophageal cancer
high in vitamin C may foods also
protect against esophageal cancer.
Add more fruit and veggies to your diet
Breakfast: Add fresh fruit, seeds, and nuts to your whole grain, low-sugar breakfast cerea
Lunch: Eat a salad filled with your favorite beans
Snacks: Grab an apple or banana on your way out the door
Dinner: Add fresh or frozen veggies to your favorite pasta sauce or rice dish
Dessert: Choose fruit instead of sugary desserts. :
Choose healthy fats (healthy types of fat may actually protect against cancer.)
Add more unsaturated fats from fish, can fight inflammation and support brain and heart health.
Avoid trans fat or partially hydrogenated oil
Limit saturated fat from red meat
Boosting the cancer-fighting benefits of food
Eat at least some raw fruits and vegetables
When cooking vegetables, steam only until tender.
Flavor food with immune-boosting herbs and spices
Wash all fruits and vegetables
Tips for cutting down on carcinogens
Store oils in a cool dark place in airtight container
Be careful what you put in the microwave
Avoid food that looks or smells moldy
Do not cook oils on high heat
Go easy on the barbecue
lifestyle tips for cancer prevention
Be as lean as possible without becoming underweight
After treatment, cancer survivors should follow the recommendations for cancer prevention
It is best for mothers to breastfeed exclusively for up to 6 months
Where possible, aim to meet nutritional needs through diet alone
Be physically active for at least 30 minutes every day.
Limit alcoholic drinks