The cancer It is one of the worst things a person can experience in their lifetime. It is a genetic disease of which, fortunately, we know better and better the processes which cause a normal cell to mutate into a cancerous cell. Among the causes is the aging, genetics and toxins in the environment.
Afortunadamente, nuestro cuerpo cuenta con diferentes encargados mechanisms de corregir les mutaciones genéticas that can produce a malign tumor, including, in this case that estos no funcionen, contamos con un sistema inmune especial para detectar y eliminar las tumorales cells in its initial stage, Those are the ‘Natural killer’ (NK).
However, the type of cancer depends on the origin of the tumor cell, where it is, the size, the affected lymph nodes and whether there has been any metastases, which is when the cancer reaches the bloodstream and spreads to other organs. Therefore, it is very important that if we suspect that we have a tumor or any type of cancer, let’s go to the doctor and follow their instructions.
Regarding prevention, according to International Fund for World Cancer Research, 30 to 50% of cancers can be avoided by changing the way of life. It is for this same reason that we bring you some advice and recommendations to be able to prevent and reduce the risk of cancer.
overweight, especially adipose tissue, is associated with an increased risk of cancer of the esophagus, pancreas, liver, colorectal, breast and kidney. You have to be very careful, especially in childhood and adolescence.
Do exercise, whether moderately or vigorously, has a protective effect against breast cancer or endometrial cancer. In addition to helping reduce body fat.
There is plenty of evidence that eating whole grains can protect against colon cancer. Also they food rich in fiber protect us from the possibility of gaining weight and suffering from obesity. On another side, fruits and vegetables contain bioactive compounds which have antioxidant capacity.
less fast food
There is plenty of evidence to show that eating a large amount of processed foods promotes weight gain, insulin resistance and endometrial cancer.
Less red and processed meats
It is true that meat is an excellent source of protein, iron, zinc and vitamin B12. But their excessive consumption (more than three servings per week) is strongly linked to Colon Cancer.
Limit sugary drinks
By drinking sugary drinks frequently and in large quantities, we have a excess liquid calories which are linked to increased body fat and the appearance of cancer of the esophagus, pancreas, liver, colorectal, breast and kidney.
It is well known that the consumption of alcohol it can cause cancers of the mouth, pharynx, larynx, esophagus, liver, colorectal, breast (before and after menopause) and digestive. No matter the type of drink alcoholic, irrigation suffer from cancer It’s himself. It is mainly related to amount of alcohol consumed. It is therefore better to avoid it.
If you have ever had cancer, it is recommended that you follow all these tipssince in this way you will be avoiding increasing your chances of having another one.