(ORDO NEWS) — Doctors have recorded over 19 million patients diagnosed with cancer in 2021. Despite the fact that the number of patients is constantly increasing, the chances of not getting into the risk group can be reduced by 70%. On the Eat This, Not That! useful recommendations appeared. Scientists told us what habits of people increase the chances of developing a dangerous ailment.
Strengthening health and protecting the body from oncology – advice from leading experts
Numerous studies and experience in previous years have shown that obesity is two of the greatest dangers. Due to problems with excess pounds, the probability of developing cancer in men is 52% higher, and in women it is 62% higher. Bodypositive is of course great, but “obesity” can provoke not one, but as many as 13 types of oncology: breast, colon, esophagus, stomach, and others.
The secret of health is extremely simple: an active lifestyle and moderate physical activity. This reality can be denied for a long time, but it remains unchanged for many years. Sports reduce the risk of certain cancers by 69%. You don’t need to spend hours in the gym to do this. Enough 150 minutes a week (well, or do morning exercises every day).
Doctors advise to monitor the level of cholesterol in the blood, and if it is far from normal, it is better to immediately make an appointment with a nutritionist. It will formulate a diet that promotes weight loss.
Oral hygiene will protect you from cancer – unexpected doctors’ opinion
Plaque is also a leading cause of cancer death. As it turns out, 80% of people dying from cancer have plaque problems. Skipping preventive appointments with the dentist is strictly prohibited.
Therefore, each person should:
- Visit the dentist 2 times a year;
- Brush your teeth for more than 3 minutes;
- Use dental floss.
And of course, eating habits are not the last on the list. Excessive consumption of beta-carotene and vitamins A, E also increase the risk of developing the disease.
Earlier, we wrote that an unusual symptom of pancreatic cancer was detected. Pancreatic cancer is incredibly difficult to diagnose in its early stages of development. In this case, the disease is very common and is considered one of the most common types of oncology.
And also recall that a vitamin is named that can provoke cancer. Folic acid in large quantities can cause the formation of malignant tumors in the body. If the process is controlled by an experienced specialist, then due to this, the risks are significantly reduced.
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