Cancers don’t develop overnight. The following items can significantly reduce your cancer risk, all these are cancer-fighting foods and other lifestyle moves. Of course, you should always check with your doctor with any concerns.
Cut out sugary drinks.
Sugary drinks increase your risk of endometrial cancer, also contribute to obesity and diabetes
Eat "resistant starches."
Oatmeal can help reduce the increased risk of colon cancer from a diet high in red meat resistant starch, found in foods like green bananas, rolled oats, and white beans. In a study after eating 300 grams of lean red meat a day (about 10 ounces) for four weeks in cell proliferation in the rectal tissue had a 30 percent increase. You should eat frequently Broccoli which is a cancer-preventing super food. But take note:
This pungent herb contains allyl sulfur compounds that may stimulate the immune system’s natural defences against cancer. It help cause cancer cells to die naturally, may have the potential to help the body get rid of cancer-causing chemicals.
Eat cruciferous veggies.
Compared with people who consume them less than once a month, people who eat broccoli and its cousins such as cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, and bok choy at least once per week have a lower risk of kidney cancer
Make a cancer-fighting dinner.
Sauté two cloves of crushed garlic in two tablespoons of olive oil, then mix in a can of low-sodium diced tomatoes. Stir gently until heated and serve over one cup of whole-wheat pasta. Eat artichokes.
To prevent skin cancer by slowing cancer cell growth, Artichokes are a great source of silymarin, an antioxidant that may help Slice the bottom, and cut off the spiky top to eat, peel off the tough outer leaves on the bottom. Then boil or steam until tender, about 30-45 minutes. Drain and eat.
Get 15 minutes of sun a day.
Vitamin D almost 90% of body requirement comes directly from the sunlight, not from food or supplements. Studies have shown that a vitamin D deficiency can reduce communication between cells, causing them to stop sticking together and allowing cancer cells to spread, according to Cancer.net, a patient information website from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Marinate your meat.
It creates compounds called heterocyclic amines that are linked to cancer created by the high temperature required to grill meat (and broil and fry, for that matter). These compounds may damage DNA enough to spur the growth of tumors in the colon, breast, prostate, and lymph cells.
Link between cancer and tea and has been established by several studies since 2006 by more than 50 studies. While findings have been inconsistent—partly due to variations in types of tea and differences in preparation and consumption—some papers have found tea drinkers have a reduced risk of breast, ovarian, colon, prostate and lung cancer.
Sip a glass of beer or wine.
Helicobacter pylori, which is known to cause ulcers and may lead to stomach cancer, is protected by Alcohol against the bacterium salmon
Women who ate fish three times a week or more were 33 percent less likely to have polyps, or growths of tissue in the colon that can turn into cancer, according to a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Fish, especially salmon, is packed with anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids, which are likely responsible for the cancer-fighting effects.
Snack on kiwi.
Kiwi may be little, but they pack a punch of cancer-fighting antioxidants, including vitamin C, vitamin E, lutein, and copper.
Keep your bedroom dark.
In women, Light at night may increase the risk of ovarian and breast cancer,
After tracking food choices of more than 121,000 adults for up to 28 years, Harvard researchers found that people who ate three ounces of red meat every day. More than people who didn’t eat meat. About 13 percent are more likely to die—often from heart disease or cancer—before the study ended
Snack on red grapes.
They’re great sources of resveratrol, an antioxidant that may slow cancer growth in the lymph nodes, stomach, breasts, and liver. Resveratrol inhibited skin damage that ultimately leads to skin cancer as per a 2011 study from The University of Texas Health Science Centre.
When it comes to cancer-fighting foods, onions are nothing to cry about. Cornell food science researchers found that that onions and shallots have powerful antioxidant properties, as well as compounds that inhibit cell growth, which appear protective against a variety of cancers.
Try to walk 30 minutes a day.
Compared to less active women, exercising women have a 30 to 40 percent lower risk of breast cancer. More than two dozen studies have shown that Moderate exercise lowers blood estrogen levels, a hormone that can affect breast cancer risk.
Avoid dry cleaners.
Dry cleaning chemical found to cause kidney and liver damage and cancer through repeated exposure or inhalation. Buying clothes that don’t require dry cleaning, or hand washing them yourself, can reduce your exposure to this chemical. If dry wash is a necessity, after the process, before wearing the clothes should definitely be taken out of the plastic bag and should be aired outside or in another room.
Cut out fries and chips.
When foods are baked, fried, or roasted at high temperatures (think French fries and potato chips), a potential cancer-causing compound called acrylamide forms, a result of the chemical changes that occur in the foods. Prolonged acrylamide exposure is a risk for multiple types of cancer based on studies performed on.
Exposure to natural sun and tanning beds has been shown to increase your risk for skin cancer. Drink milk.
Calcium may protect against colon cancer as per recent studies. Those who consumed 700mg of calcium per day had up to a 45 percent reduced risk of colon cancer than those who consumed 500 mg or less per day among Participants in the Nurses’ Health Study.
The fermentation process involved in making sauerkraut produces several cancer-fighting compounds as per a Finnish study. To reduce the sodium content, rinse canned or jarred sauerkraut before eating. Hot dog or sausage associated with a greater risk of colon cancer, should better be skipped. Better yet, skip the—these processed meats and eat fewer smoked and pickled foods.
Choose cucumbers over pickles, fresh salmon over lox Studies find that smoked and pickled foods contain various carcinogens, so, for examples,. Many of these pickled vegetables are common in Japanese and Korean cuisine; the number of people with gastric cancers is higher in Japan and Korea than in the United States.
Skip drying lamps at the nail salon.
Ultraviolet drying lamps at nail salons do carry an increased risk of skin cancer for every use, even though it's incredibly low for the average woman. Anyone who has received between eight and 208 manicures will have damaged skin cells enough to raise the risk of cancer, though every machine emits different amounts of UVA radiation.