4 Foods to Eat to Cut Your Cancer Risk
Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. To lower your risk, recommends the American Cancer Society, dial back on red and processed meat and crank up your intake of fruits, veggies, and whole grains. Make room on the menu for these four superfoods too (new research suggests they're particularly effective).
By Janis Graham from Reader's Digest | May 2010
In a recent study of more than 1,800 American adults, those who ate plenty of food with high levels of omega-3 fatty acids cut their risk by as much as 39 percent. Having two meals of fatty fish (such as tuna, salmon, or sardines) a week does the trick, the researchers say. That's the same amount shown to help keep your heart healthy.
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