Nutrition Research

When it comes to cancer, here's what you should sweat and here's what you shouldn't

When it comes to cancer, here's what you should sweat and here's what you shouldn't

We all want to avoid cancer. That’s a given. But when cancer risk seems to lurk everywhere, it’s hard to know what you really need to do to protect yourself.

The stakes are high. As many as 40% of cancer cases, and about half of all cancer deaths, could be prevented with a healthy lifestyle, according to a study by Harvard researchers published in the journal JAMA Oncology.

So what steps really matter, and which don’t measure up? Here’s a look at what you should sweat over — and not — when it comes to preventing cancer.

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