...." align="left">Washington (dbTechno) - Researchers have come out and stated that by living a clean and healthy lifestyle, you can greatly reduce your risk in terms of developing the most common types of cancer.
The study was led by Michael Marmot from the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research. He worked with many experts to look over data on cancer from across the world.
The cases of cancer were then compared to things such as diet, exercise, weight, etc.
Researchers found that overall, those living in rich countries who carry out healthy and clean lives can actually prevent over 30% of cancer cases. The same could be said for even poor countries, as they could reduce them by 25%.
The experts found that living healtht prevented 45% of bowel cancer cases, and 38% of breast cancer cases in the U.S.
Healthy living was also said to prevent 43% of colon cancer cases in Britain.
Overall, a healthy lifestyle with proper diet, exercise, and weight could prevent over 30% of the most common cancers.
Medical experts are urging people to follow a healthy diet filled with fruits, vegetables, and other foods.
It is also key to get the recommended level of exercise on a weekly basis.