Reduce your cancer risk by including these foods in your diet.

Reduce your cancer risk by including these foods in your diet.

With any health problem, prevention is always better than having to treat a problem.

Cancer, no matter what type is a potentially life-changing diagnosis that brings up fears of costly and invasive surgeries and treatments, with a lifetime of monitoring.

Recent research has shown that since many cancers have a viral component, a vaccine is possible such as the one in development to prevent breast cancer can help prevent the disease.

Food and what we eat can also help reduce our risk.   It is known that sugar is food for cancer cells, but according to the NY Times, consuming these foods can help.  Check out the article below.

Can Certain Foods Really Reduce Your Cancer Risk?

You won’t find a silver bullet in a single food, experts say, but there are some that may help you build the best defense.

By Nikki Campo
Published Nov. 27, 2023

On average, more than one in three people in the United States will develop cancer at some point in their lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society. And many of those cases, they say, can potentially be prevented, including by making changes to your diet.

Scientists have a good idea of what you should avoid to reduce your risk of cancer, such as red and processed meats, “fast” or processed foods, alcohol and sugary drinks. But knowing what to eat isn’t always straightforward, said Johanna Lampe, a cancer prevention researcher at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle.

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