New research published in JACC: CardioOncology suggests that following a heart-healthy lifestyle can reduce the risk of heart disease and may also cut chances of developing cancer.
The findings suggest the risk factors that cause Cardio vascular diseases could also lead to cancer. You can fight it by adopting a healthy lifestyle.
The healthy habits used to combat Cardio vascular diseases could also be helpful in reducing a person’s risk of developing cancer. A heart-healthy lifestyle includes eating a low-cholesterol diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables.
These fruits and vegetables are packed with antioxidants and other beneficial nutrients that help fight inflammation. Inflammation in the body prevents the body from diseases like cancer.
It’s important to eat a balanced diet, exercising regularly, and getting enough sleep to manage stressors in your life.
If someone smokes, quitting might be the most heart-healthy change they can make to cut their risk of cancer.
Our healthy lifestyle now can make a difference for us later in life.
By following a heart-healthy lifestyle to reduce our risk of heart disease, incidentally we will get the added bonus of reducing the risk factors for the development of cancer.