20 ‘Innocent’ Habits That Might Give You Cancer (Expert-Verified)
We’re not eating enough fruits & veggies
A recent study published in the prestigious Cancer Prevention Research says that ‘consumption of fruit and/or vegetables has been inversely associated with head and neck, esophageal, stomach and colorectal cancer risks.’
In other words, adopting a plant-based diet that’s rich in fruits and veggies can drastically reduce your risk of cancer. Specialists believe this beneficial effect is due to the high amount of antioxidants, enzymes and fiber found in these food categories.
For example, antioxidants are renowned for fighting off toxic free radicals that enter your system and might increase your long-term risk of cancer. You can read more on this fascinating topic in our in-depth post right here.
Captain’s Tip: Changing your diet is very difficult especially if you’ve already developed unhealthy habits such as constant snacking or night eating. If you feel helpless, our expert-verified post right here explains 6 simple ways you can avoid your emotional eating struggle.