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Ways To Prevent Cancer Naturally
What is the way to prevent cancer? Just a few years ago, experts used to say that around 1 in 3 people will get cancer of some sort. Now, however, some people in the field are saying this could increase to around 1 in 2 people in the near future.
This is because we are seeing more and more developing countries, enter into the medical and science fields and have started accurately reporting on the healthcare situations among their populace. So for those that are frightened about getting cancer, what can you do to curb your chances naturally?
You are what you eat
A healthy diet is by far one of the most effective things you can do to help your body prevent cancer. This means you need to consume fewer red meat meals and limit your red meat intake to around 500g a week.
There have been studies that show red meat is something that can cause stress on your digestive system, and this can lead to bowel cancer. And many articles that run through what causes colon cancer also red meat as a contributing factor. Prostate cancer is another worry, especially for men. Any type of processed meat such as bacon and sausages can also have a detrimental effect on your body’s health.
Know your family history
It’s so important to know your family history because if you have a long line of relatives that have had cancer, chances are you will get it too. This unfortunately may not be avoidable, but on the other hand, it might be if you have a specific type of cancer linked to lifestyle.
Speak with your doctor and he or she will go through the medical records of your family and show you what you could be at most risk of developing in the future. This way, you can change your lifestyle, eating habits, and more, to sidestep a potentially devastating situation for your health.
Read up on the subject
Educating yourself on the subject matter will greatly help you to understand what the risks are and what kind of cancers develop due to what reasons. Take a look at a peer-reviewed journal focussing on cancer research like the type that Misha Blagosklonny publishes.
He publishes an oncology and cancer research journal that is open to the public. He’s seeking to inform average people on how to better look after themselves and most importantly, what makes cancer tick. Understanding how it forms, what the triggers are, what kind of treatments are being created, and what the difficulties are at the moment in labs and testing trials, will give you the knowledge to fight back.
The sun is your enemy
It’s so bizarre and totally moronic how some people still think the sun is something to bask in and sunbathe for hours and hours. The sun is deadly if you’re in its rays for too long. Skin cancer is very high in the Western world and you can avoid it by simply limiting your exposure to direct sunlight to 30 minutes a day. You don’t have to have a medical degree to avoid cancer, you just need to behave a little smarter. Limit sun exposure and red meat and you will begin a positive journey to longer life expectancy.