Simple Steps to Prevent Cancer

The American Institute for Cancer Research recommends the following cancer-prevention steps.

  • Limit consumption of calorie-dense foods, particularly processed foods high in added sugar, low in fiber, or high in fat.
  • Avoid sugary drinks.
  • Eat more of a variety of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and beans.
  • Limit consumption of red meats such as beef, pork, and lamb, and avoid processed meats.
  • Limit consumption of salty foods and foods processed with sodium.
  • Dietary supplements for lowering cancer risk are not recommended.
  • Be as lean as possible without becoming underweight.
  • Be physically active for 30 minutes or more every day.

Source: News release, Union for International Cancer Control.

What to Cook for Dinner?

Below is a pasta recipe from my clipping collection. The recipe makes 3 to 4 servings. It’ll take 5 minutes to prep and 8 minutes to cook. If you don’t like zucchine, you can use red pepper instead.

Fetuccine with Italian Shrimp

Source: Chatelaine