- AICR's three Guidelines for Cancer Prevention can help you focus on what's most important.
- Choose mostly plant foods, limit red meat and avoid processed meat.
- Be physically active every day in any way for 30 minutes or more.
- Aim to be a healthy weight throughout life.
Notice anything about them? Like, for example, how closely the advice for cutting cancer risk resembles advice for preventing other chronic diseases like heart disease and diabetes – not to mention the Fit Livin' Lifestyle!
Fewer than half of Americans are aware of what really increases your risk for cancer. Check out this recent survey to learn more about the ways that you can control and reduce your risk for cancer.