Published in Cancer Weekly, October 7th, 1996
Start by putting red meat in its place - that is, as a side dish, not the main course. Avoiding alcohol, exercising 30 minutes almost every day, and eating your fruits and vegetables can help as well, according to a tough set of guidelines from the American Cancer Society.
"The major thrust is to recommend that people make the majority of what they are eating fruits, vegetables, and grains and that high-fat items such as meat become a side dish, sort of an accessory rather than cornerstone of the meal," said Dr. Michael Thun, American Cancer Society.
The guidelines differ from...
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