What other type of lifestyle changes are important to reduce one’s risk of cancer?

Making positive, healthy lifestyle changes can help reduce the risk of cancer, as well as other major health concerns, such as heart disease, chronic lower respiratory diseases, stroke, and more, according to the Centers for Disease Control and PreventionOff Site Icon (CDC).

The CDC recommends making the follow lifestyle changes to reduce your risk of cancer and other leading causes of death:

  • Avoid tobacco use
  • Be physically active on a consistent basis
  • Eat a healthy diet
  • Limit alcohol consumption
  • Limit sun and UV ray exposure
  • Maintain a healthy weight

Talk to your doctor for more information about how lifestyle changes can help reduce your cancer risk.

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