Top ten tips to avoid the Big C

A report from the World Cancer Research Fund has recommended 10 ways to help avoid cancer.

Top ten tips to avoid the Big C

1. Be as lean as possible without becoming underweight.

2. Be physically active or at least 30 minutes a day (pictured).

3. Avoid sugary drinks and limit consumption of processed foods, and foods that are high in fat and sugar, and low in fibre.

4. Eat more of a variety of vegetables, fruits, wholegrains, and pulses such as beans.

5. Limit consumption of red meats (such as beef, pork and lamb) and avoid processed meats.

6. If consumed at all, limit alcoholic drinks to to two for men and one for women, per day.

7. Limit consumption of salty foods and food processed with salt (sodium).

8. Don’t use supplements to protect against cancer.

9. It’s best for mothers to breastfeed exclusively for up to six months and then add other liquids and foods.

10. After treatment, cancer survivors should follow recommendations for cancer prevention.

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