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"Just an Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure"

The seriousness of cancer goes beyond your health. It takes a tremendous emotional, mental, financial, and spiritual toll. In addition, it can make the everyday things you’ve always done as person, spouse, parent, or employee even more challenging.

There’s no absolute way to prevent cancer from entering your life and turning it upside down, but what if there were something you can do to cut your cancer risk in half?

Experts estimate that more than half of cancer cases are preventable with basic lifestyle changes, particularly the food choices we make.

8 Foods That Increase Your Risk for Cancer

Some foods are worse for you than others, and increase your risk of many health conditions. These foods may not only fuel your risk for cancer but can also lead to diabetes, heart disease, and chronic inflammation.

These foods include:

  1. Refined sugar
  2. Hydrogenated oils
  3. Refined Carbohydrates
  4. Conventional dairy products
  5. Farm-raised meats
  6. Soda & Carbonated beverages
  7. Farmed Fish

5 Diet Tips that Can Help Prevent Cancer the Easy Way

  1. Eat organic more often.
  2. Fill half your plate each meal with fresh vegetables.
  3. If you eat animal products, make sure they’re grass-fed meats and dairy goods (including eggs).
  4. Use only high quality oils such as coconut oil or olive oil.
  5. Limit grains and sugars as much as possible.

10 Cancer-Fighting Foods

Adding more freshly grown fruits and vegetables, and incorporating enough healthy proteins and fatty acids doesn’t have to put a complete wrench in your daily diet.

Help prevent/fight cancer and keep the added health benefits flowing with these top cancer fighting foods:

  1. Leafy Green Vegetables
  2. Berries
  3. Citrus Fruits
  4. Squash & Sweet Potatoes
  5. Organic Meats
  6. Cultured Dairy Products
  7. Nuts & Seeds
  8. Mushrooms
  9. Healthy Refined Oils
  10. Wild Caught Fish 
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