Saturday, December 28, 2013

Steps to Cancer Prevention

• Do not use tobacco in any form.

• Eat a varied menu (whole grains, vegetables, fruits, and beans, without added fats), which supplies generous amounts of fibre, vitamins, and minerals.

• Have a variety of colors within your daily menu.

• Consume at least 40 grams of fibre per day.

• Avoid animal products and minimize added vegetable oils.

• Minimize alcohol intake.

• Engage in regular physical activity.

• Maintain your weight at or near your ideal level.

• Avoid excessive sunlight and unnecessary X-rays.

• Be sure to take a daily multiple vitamin without added minerals, or other reliable source of vitamin B12. Adults need 2.4 micrograms per day.