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50 foods that lower your risk of cancer

The Daily Meal Logo By Holly Van Hare of The Daily Meal | Slide 1 of 51: Maintaining an overall healthy diet is a solid line of defense against many health problems — including cancer. Following a diet rich with foods that may help prevent cancer will probably help to make you into a healthier, more energized person overall.But even if you eat a perfect diet and avoid every food that could increase your risk of cancer, it’s impossible to guarantee you won’t get sick. Factors such as whether or not you smoke, where you live geographically and other issues that may be out of your control, like genetics, also play a role in your cancer risk. So while there are no certainties in life, eating more of these 50 cancer preventing foods is a good place to start.

Maintaining an overall healthy diet is a solid line of defense against many health problems — including cancer. Following a diet rich with foods that may help prevent cancer will probably help to make you into a healthier, more energized person overall.

But even if you eat a perfect diet and avoid every food that could increase your risk of cancer, it’s impossible to guarantee you won’t get sick. Factors such as whether or not you smoke, where you live geographically and other issues that may be out of your control, like genetics, also play a role in your cancer risk. So while there are no certainties in life, eating more of these 50 cancer preventing foods is a good place to start. Click through the slideshow above to learn more.

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