Smoking & Unhealthy Eating Top Risk Factors

Posted on October 9, 2010

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There is another boost for reducing the health risk factors used in our patient health education program, this time in cancer prevention.

 The two risk factors in particular are:

  1. Smoking
  2. Unhealthy eating

They are the top two modifiable risk factors, according to a report:

  • 450,000 fewer Americans would die each year from smoking if people quitted.
  • 25% of cancer can be traced to dietary
  •  Colorful vegetables and fruit  would prevent lung cancer
  • Vegetable protein over animal protein lowers the risk of cancer
  • Plant protein like soy has cancer prevention benefits.
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