Some do’s and don’ts for helping to avoid and fight cancer.
Ode Editors | November 2008 issue
Your mental state
- Be positive.
- Resolve stress and past traumas.
- Accept yourself and your emotions, including the negative ones.
- Practice meditation, yoga, tai chi or some other form of relaxation.
- These vegetables have great cancer-fighting characteristics: beets, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, garlic, kale, leeks and scallions.
- Also good are onions, blueberries, raspberries, cherries, red wine, soy.
- Increase your intake of omega-3s, typically found in fish (herring, trout, sardines, mackerel, halibut) and flax seeds and oils.
- Avoid sugar, white flour, vegetable oils, white rice and non-organic animal fat (meat, eggs, milk, cheese).
- Filter your tap water.
- Spend 20 to 30 minutes a day on a physical activity like tennis, swimming or walking.
- Be out in the sun for 20 minutes every day.
- Avoid being surrounded by people who smoke.
- Use cosmetic products that don’t contain parabens or phthalates.
- Use skin-care products without estrogens or placental by-products.
- Use cleaning products without synthetic chemicals.
- Don’t prepare food in a scratched Teflon pan.
- Reduce the influence of cell phones by using a headset consistently.
Source: David Servan-Schreiber, Anticancer