(1) DO NOT SMOKE
One in three of all cancers is related to smoking. Cut out the cigarettes and cut your cancer risk.
(2) BE A HEALTHY WEIGHT
As the amount of fat in the body increases, so does the chance of devoloping certain cancers. Take action to have a healthy body weight by being physically active and eating a healthy diet.
(3) BE PHYSICALLY ACTIVE IN EVERYDAY LIFE
Limit the time you spend sitting and aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity a day.
(4) HAVE A HEALTHY DIET
Eat fruits, vegetables, whole grains and pulses. Limit foods high in sugar, salt and fat. Avoid processed meat and limit red meat.
(5) AVOID ALCOHOL
Drinking alcohol can cause at least seven types of cancer. Cutting back or even better avoiding alcohol altogether will reduce your risk.
(6) AVOID TOO MUCH SUN
Skin cancer is the most common cancer with over 10,000 new cases diagonised in 2016. Be sun smart, protect your skin when outdoors and avoid sunbeds.
(7) AVOID POLLUTANTS
Protect yourself in your workplace and follow health and safety instructions.
(8) AVOID BAD RADIATIONS
Find out if you are exposed to radiations from naturally high radon levels in your home. Find out more informations on radon levels from the environmental protection agency.