Looking for ways to cut your risk of developing cancer? Here’s a list of 9 diet and activity recommendations that can considerably reduce your chances of cancer.1Avoid cigarette and all tobacco products. 2Be as lean as possible without becoming underweight. 3Be physically active for at least 30 minutes every day. 4Avoid sugary drinks, and limit consumption of high-calorie foods, especially those rich in fat. 5Eat more of a variety of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and legumes (such as beans). 6Limit consumption of red meats (including beef, pork, and lamb) and avoid processed meats. 7Limit consumption of alcohol. Avoid completely if possible.
L8imit consumption of salty foods and food processed with salt (sodium).
Bonus Tip : Regular health exams and tests can help find problems before they start. They also can help find problems early, when your chances for treatment and cure are better.