Thursday, October 6, 2011
Yes! We Can Prevent Cancer.
Here Are Some Few Steps To Prevent Breast Cancer
1. Maintain a healthy body weight
Weight gain is a very important factor. You have to try and maintain a normal body weight. Women that are over weight are at higher risk of getting breast cancer.
2. Minimize your alcohol intake
I know it might sound impossible for many to stop/avoid intake of alcohol. Studies found out that consuming more than one alcoholic beverage a day can increase breast cancer risk by as much as 20-25 percent.
3. Avoid smoking/Exposure to smoke
Smoking is responsible for not only lung cancer, but many other types of cancer. One of the best ways to prevent cancer is to quit smoking or never start. If you are not a smoker, avoid secondhand smoke. Do not lit a cigarette for a smoker, don't stay in the same environment with a smoker. Because the smoke contains more than 60 known carcinogens".
4. Consume much of fruits and veggies
Fruits and vegetables contain antioxidants, which help repair our damaged cells. Green, orange and yellow fruits and vegetables are your best bet to help prevent cancer.
5. Take up a tea habit
The healing powers of green tea have been valued in Asia for thousands of years. Some scientists believe that a chemical in green tea called EGCG could be one of the most powerful anticancer compounds ever discovered.
6. Buy more of organic foods
They’re grown without added pesticides or hormones.
7. Engage yourself in physical exercise
Studies found out that regular exercise provides powerful protection against breast cancer.
Posted by May at Thursday, October 06, 2011