“I think these lifestyle factors are things that everyone should strive to achieve if they can — everyone can benefit,” said Dr.
The journal Plos Medicine published a “longitudinal” study–meaning that it followed people over time–which showed that the longer a woman was overweight or obese, the greater her risk of several cancers.
Doctor Michael Greger presents some interesting data that helps explain why a plant-based diet is an Anticancer diet.
Researchers in New Zealand find that while higher alcohol consumption is worse, even low to moderate consumption can cause the development of seven cancers, including breast, colon and liver.
A University of Pittsburgh study found that sulforaphane activates a genetic detoxification process with the potential to prevent head and neck cancers.
A study in JAMA Oncology reports that 20-40% of cancer cases and half of all cancer deaths can potentially be avoided by making modifications in lifestyle: no smoking, limited alcohol, healthy weight, and 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week.