Dietary factors account for 20-30% of all cancers!
And as an important part of the strategy for prevention, the WHO asks us to eat more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains and to stop smoking.
The U.S. CDC agrees, pointing out that diets rich in fruits and vegetables reduce the likelihood of cancer occurring. Further support for dietary change comes from the U.S. National Cancer Institute.
They recommend people eat more fruits, vegetables, and grains because they contain a number of phyto-nutrients that reduce cancer risk! They specifically draw attention to the numerous studies that have proven that carotenoids, protective nutrients found in fruits and vegetables, prevent some cancers.
What a powerful and important message!
Now let’s consider Diabetes…