6 Cancer-Preventing Foods

Here’s a scary fact: Cancer remains the second most likely cause of death in the United States, accounting for 1 out of every 4 deaths or 1,600 per day, according to the American Cancer Society. However, the American Cancer Society reports that a significant amount of cancers can be prevented.

With an estimated 1/3 of cancer cases related to obesity, physical inactivity and poor nutrition, what you do on a daily basis can make a difference.

While there is no “magic” food that protects you from cancer, the American Institute for Cancer Research reports that strong evidence does show a diet filled with a variety of plant-based foods such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains and beans help lower risk for many cancers.

Fighting cancer comes in all forms: exercise, diet, not smoking and alcohol moderation. Being aware everyday of what goes into your body may one day save your life. Stock up on the following foods:

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