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Cancer Prevention
Adopting a healthy style which includes the following will help reduce the risk of cancer .
 
 
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A low calorie diet taken as small meals periodically that should include..
 
» At least 5 servings of fruit and vegetables per day
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Poultry products (chiken, duck, geese) and sea food (fish, shellfish etc.)
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Fiber rich food (whole grain cereals, brown rice), fresh fruits and vegetables (tomatoes, citrus fruits, carrots, green leafy vegetables)
» Drinking at least 6-8 glasses of filtered water daily
» Healthy oils (vegetable oil or olive oil)
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Quality protein (wheat flour, groundnut, milk, rice, soybean, almond, chicken, and eggs)
» Foods rich vitamins such as citrus fruits, green leafy vegetables.
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Calcium rich food (milk, cheese, curds, and dark-green leafy vegetables)
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Food rich Vitamin D (cow's milk, egg yolks, chicken liver, butter, Soya and ragi)
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Attaining and maintaining of a healthy body weight by being physically active and taking light exercise daily

 

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» A high fat content diet that includes ..
 
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Red meat ( mutton and lamb) and processed meat (beef and roasted pork)
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Sugar rich desserts, high fat dairy products and fried foods
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Potential food allergens such as preservatives and food additives
» Too much coffee and other stimulants
» Spicy, very hot, very cold or highly acidic foods
» Smoking
» Alcohol
» Sedentary and unhealthy lifestyle
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Cancer" to be world's top killer by 2010, particularly in India and China
 
Cancer diagnoses around the world have steadily been rising and are expected to hit 12 million this year. Global cancer deaths are expected to reach 7 million, according to the new report by the World Health Organization.
 
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