The number of people that are being diagnosed with cancer are increasing. I will be giving you some guidelines on how you can lower your risk in having cancer. There are actually a lot of preventive tips that you can do.
Below are important tips that can lower your chances in getting cancer:
A. You need to have a healthy diet
You should have a healthy diet everyday. You are not only lowering your risk of getting cancer but preventive other diseases when you eat healthy. Your diet should have a lot of vegetables, fruits, whole grains and even legumes. You can lower the risk of cancer when you eat these types of food. You should not waste your time in eating junk food, food that have a high content in sugar and drinking alcohol. Try making a diet plan so you do not need to think about the food that you need to eat.
B. Eat food that are resistant starches
It is also good for you if you eat food that are resistant starches. Porridge oats, white beans and green banana are examples of food that are resistant starches. These kind of food can lower your risk of getting colon cancer since it can clean your colon and make sure that it is properly functioning.
C. Get circumcised
There are studies that have proven that circumcision can really lower the chances of men from having penile cancer and from having and spreading HPV virus to women. This virus can cause cervical cancer in women. It is important that men are circumcised.
D. You should have a healthy and active lifestyle
It is very important that you have the appropriate weight. Exercising on a regular basis will make you healthy and even lower your chances of getting other kinds of diseases. If you want to get the full benefit of exercising then you need to exercise at least 1 hour and a half hour a day. There are different kinds of exercise that you can choose from.
E. You need to be safe from the sun
A lot of people really love spending their time in the sun, like playing outside, walking and more, however a lot of people do not know that extreme sunlight exposure can cause cancer.
You need to put sunblock, wear a sun hat or wear long sleeves if you want to protect yourself from the heat of the sun. You are lowering the risk of your getting skin cancer when you do this.
F. You should practice safe sex
There are a number of reason why you need to practice safe sex. This will help you get different kinds of diseases.
All of these tips will help you reduce the risk of you getting cancer.