My article below was originally posted on the PA Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Blog.
Colorectal cancer may be the third most common cancer in the US, but it is also one that we may be able to prevent. A whopping 47% of colon cancer incidences are said to be preventable with a healthy diet, physical activity and weight management! Put your best fork forward this National Nutrition Month and every month to reduce your risk of colorectal and other cancers.
The American Institute for Cancer Research has studies showing shows that obesity itself increases the chances of 11 types of cancer, with colon cancer included. Let’s delve into lifestyle prevention before focusing on diet! Continue reading