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Five easy steps towards prevention of cancer

Due to change of our lifestyle and increased knowledge in technology, we are more endangered to carcinogenic products more than in 16’s or 70’s. therefore we should be careful on our daily routines to make sure we stay healthy. Cancer is the condition in which your cells grow abnormally and this can happen to anyone so therefore we should not criticize patients who are already fighting for their lives hence we should support them. Knowing anyone can be affected by this, we should be careful on how we live each day, here are some of the things we can do to help us prevent from cancer

Eat a healthy diet

Eating a healthy diet is important since it keeps you strong and hence your body can fight these cancer-causing agents in your body, therefore, eat plenty of fruits and vegetables. Also limit processed meat since a report from international Agency for Research on Cancer, the cancer agent of the World Health Organization, concluded that eating large amount of processed meat increases the risk of certain types of cancer.

Exercise often and maintain healthy weight 

Eat food that have less calories including refined sugar and fat from animal sources. By doing this you will be reducing your risk of some type of cancer like breast, lung, kidney and prostate cancer. exercising every day for at least thirty minute reduces also the risk of all this.

Avoid smoking tobacco

People who smoke tobacco are at greater risk of contracting cancer of the mouth, lung, larynx, pancreas, bladder, cervix and kidney. Also make sure you are not exposed as a passive smoker because this might increase your risk of lung cancer.

Protect yourself from the sun

Avoid mid-day sun between 10 am to 4pm, when the rays are strongest. During this time, you can stay in shades or indoors most of the time or you can use sun glasses and a broad-brimmed hat can greatly help. And if you have to be outside during this time, make sure your body is well covered.

Get medical check up

Regular medical check help you control your health, doctors will help you incase any sign of the disease is found. Cancer at its early stage can easily be controlled and contained and therefore manageable.

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