World Cancer Day is celebrated annually on the 4th of February to deepen our understanding of this disease.

World Cancer Day is celebrated annually on the 4th of February to deepen our understanding of this disease.

What are the preventive foods that guard against cancer?

Breast Cancer: Reduction of high calorie foods, increased intake of fruits and vegetables and regular physical activity is preventive.

Lung Cancer: Avoid tobacco and stay free from environmental pollutants. Increase intake of vegetables, fruits and beta carotene.

Stomach Cancer: Diets high in fruits and vegetables particularly raw vegetables, citrus fruits, and possibly allium vegetables (onions, leeks, garlic etc.), foods with high levels of carotenoid and high vitamin C intake helps prevent stomach cancers.

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