1. Don't Smoke
Smoking is one of the leading causes of cancer deaths. If you smoke cigarettes, cigars or pipes,
2. Wear a Hat
Exposure to the sun can lead to skin cancer. Use #15 sunscreen,
3. Watch What You Drink
Alcohol is not recommended, but if you do drink, the USDA suggests you do so in moderation.
4. Cut the Fat
Your daily consumption of fats should be 30% or less of your total calorie intake.
5. Eat Your Vegetables
Fruits, too. 5 servings a day will help provide Vitamins A, C, E and other substances that contain
6. Rough It
Roughage and fiber help prevent cancer of the colon; eat 6 servings daily (20-30 grams)
7. Stay In Shape
Overweight people are at greater risk for cancer and heart disease.
8. Learn to Relax
Stress weakens the immune system, which reduces your ability to fight cancer and other disease.
9. Keep a Healthy Home
Eliminate toxic chemicals and cleaners around your home. Switch to environmentally safe
10. Take Control of Your Health
Next to prevention, your best defense against cancer is early detection.