Epidemiological studies of specific genetic population have shown a causal relationship between poor diet and the development of diseases such as cancer. Although not able to fully demonstrate what parameter directly influences the disease, its effect multicausal.
We refer to industrial environment, a number of chemical substances to be inhaled so consumed, can generate cancer . Partnership with lifestyle , as alcohol and snuff ,if we add other factors such as lack of exercise and obesity, the incidence increases.
This year in Madrid has been promoted oncosaludable diet as a basis for power oncoprotectora .
A varied and balanced diet that meets the standards of adequacy and customization according to age and lifestyle is advised. Alimentary guides the population on healthy eating guide that allows reducing the risk of chronic diseases such as cancer.
Experts say that being overweight increases acute at least double the risk of uterine cancer
Listed below are guidelines for the health system and to help reduce the risk of cancer ( American Institute of fight against cancer)
- Follow vegetable based diet , 5 daily servings of fruit and vegetables , ,include legumes and grains . and brown bread and seeds.
- Choose foods low in fat.
- Choose foods low in salt.
- Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight.
- Perform daily and constant physical activity 30 minutes day .
- Limit consumption of alcoholic beverages, prepared and stored properly.
- Do not consume snuff.
These guidelines are applicable to the secondary cancers that individuals survive cancers.
The food in the cancer study this relationship, some of them throw the following relations:
Lung Cancer: consume 5 servings of fruits and vegetables per day, reduces the risk. Beta carotene supplementation (vitamins A plant). Increased risk in male smokers .
Prostate Cancer: Diets high in saturated animal fat, increase the risk. Consumption of vitamin E supplements may reduce the risk of this cancer, as well beta carotene supplement, which is not easily associated with the improvement of lung cancer .
Breast Cancer: diets with high caloric value and fat increase the risk of this cancer. Beer consumption may increase the risk of this cancer. Increase consumption of vitamin C and beta-carotene (vitamins A plant) quantity warned this cancer.
Colon Cancer: content diet high in grains and fiber in long time, prevent this type of cancer.
Cancer of esophagus and stomach: diet high in fiber reduces the risk of this cancer. Consume important contribution of vit C,E and beta carotene may reduce the risk of esophageal cancer.
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