Archive for February, 2013
Based on the World Health Organization, over 11 million individuals are identified as having cancer each year. It’s estimated that you will see 16 million new cases each year by 2020. In the US, cancer has surpassed cardiovascular disease whilst the major reason behind death for those 85 years old and under, reviews the US National Center for Health Statistics.
The Planet Cancer Research Foundation (WCRF) suggests that the single most significant life style behavior affecting the onset of cancer is diet. WCRF reports that changes in diet can reduce up to 50% of all breast cancer cases, up to 75% of stomach cancer cases, and up to 75% of colorectal cancer cases. Ongoing, the WCRF highlights that eating at the very least five parts of fruits and veggies every day can, alone, lower cancer rates by 20%. WCRF also reports that eating sensibly, plus maintaining a healthier weight and keeping physically active, can reduce cancer risk by 30-40%.