“I work little bits of exercise into my day.”
“In addition to my formal marathon training I add informal movements throughout the day like taking walking breaks at work and doing push-ups with my kids on my back at home. Many studies have shown that exercise reduces all causes of death, cancer incidence, and cancer deaths.” —Matthew McCurdy, MD, PhD. Learn the different cancers exercise can help prevent.
“I skip processed foods.”
“Clean eating can go a long way in managing your cancer risk. For me this primarily means avoiding of processed foods and excessive sugar. In addition I try to eat a diet high in protein, moderate in fat, and low in carbohydrates. But the key is to always avoid processed foods.” —Omar Llaguna, MD, a surgical oncologist at the Baptist Health Medical Surgery Group and an assistant professor of surgery at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Baptist Hospital of Miami. Next, learn 30 things you can do every day to prevent cancer.