Monday, January 24, 2011

How About Preventing Cancer Instead of Trying to Cure It?

Diet: Fruits, Vegetables And Cancer.
A panel review concluded the evidence that fruit and vegetable consumption lowers risk for certain cancers was probable. The evidence was not strong enough to receive a grade of convincing, which is the best grade possible. It was agreed that weight management and physical activity has emerged as very important factors in cancer prevention, and that alcohol consumption significantly raises the risk. Diet is only one aspect of living for lower cancer risk. Scientists estimate if healthy diets are combined with regular physical activity and weight management, about 1/3 of the most common cancers could be prevented - that's almost 350,000 cases in the US every year.

American Institute for Cancer Research, Dec 2010

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