This book is written on the premise that small changes are the most realistic.
A study shows that even if you have certain genetic mutations that predispose you to getting breast cancer, you can lower your risk of getting breast cancer by 30% with some basic lifestyle modifications: no smoking, low alcohol intake, maintaining a healthy weight, and avoiding HRT (hormone replacement therapy).
JAMA-Oncology published a study that showed that people who don’t smoke, who limit alcohol consumption, who exercise and maintain a healthy body weight can reduce their odds of getting some cancers by 30%.
A study published in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience suggests that one kind of change, like starting an exercise regimen, may amplify the effects of another, like taking up meditation.
Three physicians wrote this essential guide to making important lifestyle changes after cancer treatment.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Science of Behavior Change Initiative funded basic research on how to develop and maintain healthier behaviors.
What you need to know about willpower: the psychological science of self-control.
Al Switzler, author of Change Anything, discusses methods for driving measurable, sustainable behavior change.