The Big C lives up to its nickname: Cancer is the second most common cause of death in the U.S. Nearly 600,000 Americans die from it every year. That means that more than 1,600 Americans die of cancer every day. With such a high death toll, you’re likely wondering: What am I doing that might raise my risk?
The answer is: Probably a lot, unfortunately. Cancer can ravage your body like an invading army as toxic cell-killers grow relentlessly into rapidly morphing tumors. Some cancers are out of our control, spurred into being by genetic defects and certain predispositions—but others can be caused by our actions and our environment. Live dangerously, you up the risk.
Eat This, Not That! Health is here to help you lower it. Read on to discover our science-backed ways to protect yourself from cancer before it strikes. Share this story with your family, or friends, or co-workers, and together we can lower the statistics, and to ensure your health and the health of others, don’t miss these Sure Signs You’ve Already Had Coronavirus.
Pour some sugar on me—just don’t pour too much in you! Consuming too much sugar can actively damage your cells, increasing your risk of developing cancer. And that’s not all. New research shows that sugar may actually fuel tumor growth in the body, and the reason why is not so surprising: Cancer is sweet on sugar as fuel.
The Rx: Curb consumption of copious…