He pointed out that, taken together, the recommendations outline a clear and consistent way of living that fosters a longer healthy life.
“Let’s get more vegetables, fruits and other low-energy-density foods every day, which will leave less room for meat. Let’s get off our backsides however and whenever we can.”
Accomplish these changes to diet and activity level and you are on your way to getting and staying as lean as possible, which is our first recommendation, he said.
“This is a pattern for living with the potential to save millions of lives. If these recommendations were adopted around the world, scientists estimate it could prevent about one-third of global cancer cases,” James said.
Recommendations for Cancer Prevention
1. Be as lean as possible within the normal range of body weight.
Special Population Recommendations
9. Mothers to breastfeed; children to be breastfed.
And always remember – do not smoke or chew tobacco.