Research has proved that increasing your intake of certain foods, while reducing others decreases the chances for developing cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will develop some type of cancer in their lifetime. Faced with these statistics, it's important to participant in cancer screenings -- the earlier cancer is detected, the better the chances for surviving the cancer. What's equally important is getting rid of those things in life known to increase cancer risk and add in things that are known to decrease the risk. A good place to start is diet.

The best advice -- as it relates to your diet -- is the simplest:

  • Eat mostly plant foods, limit red meat and avoid processed meat.
  • Be physically active however you can for at least 30 minutes per day.
  • Aim for a healthy weight throughout your life.

As simple as that sounds, it's not always easy. To help, we've assembled a list of articles which provide, information and tips on how to make improvements to your diet:

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