Cancer Risk-Reducing Foods

Eating certain foods reduces the risk of cancer. Here's an actionable, doable diet to reduce your risk.
Food and Health Guidelines



Researchers have found that 30 to 40 percent of all cancers are directly linked to the foods we eat and maintaining a healthy body weight.

Current research, however, is inconclusive on the association between diet and breast cancer.

Still, it makes good sense to eat as healthfully as possible. Here is an actionable and doable diet following generally accepted dietary guidelines for overall health.

The building blocks of the diet are:

  • Plenty of whole grains
  • Less "unhealthy" fat
  • Variety of fruits and vegetables
  • Healthful beverages

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