Experts believe that one-third of all cancers can be prevented with lifestyle changes, according to WebMD. By eating well, not smoking, staying active, protecting your skin, being smart about sex, getting regular checkups, and avoiding toxins at home and at work, you can help protect yourself.
>Common Things that Cause Cancer:
¤Bisphenol A (BPA):
Bisphenol A, commonly known as BPA, is an organic compound found in plastics.
BPA is an endocrine disruptor that can mimic the body's own hormones, leading to negative health effects.
Some experts are concerned that an excess of soy will stimulate the growth of estrogen- sensitive cancers since high exposures of estrogen over a woman's lifetime are linked with an increased risk for breast cancer.
While we are still uncertain if they are a cause of cancer, artificial sweeteners, like Sweet N' Low and Equal, have been proven to cause headaches, depression and increased hunger.
According to CancerProject.org, eating 50 grams of processed meat per day (about one hot dog) increases your risk of colorectal cancer, on average, by 21 percent.