Wednesday, September 4, 2013

20 Ways to Privent Cancer - 1

1.   Filter your tap water

2.   Stop topping your tank

3.   Marinate meat first

4.   Caffeinate every day

5.   Water down your risk

6.   Load up on green greens

7.   Snack on Brazil nuts

8.   Burn off your risk

9.   Skip the dry cleaner

10. Ask about breast density

11. Head off cell phone risks

12. Block cancer with color

13. Pick a doc with a past

14. Eat clean foods

15. Do a folic acid check

16. Up your calcium intake

17. Commit to whole grains

18. Pay attention to pain

19. Avoid unnecessary scans

20. Drop 10 pounds

1. Filter your tap water

You'll reduce your exposure to known or suspected carcinogens and hormone-disrupting chemicals. A report from the President's Cancer Panel on how to reduce exposure to carcinogens suggests that home-filtered tap water is a safer bet than bottled water, whose quality often is not higher—and in some cases is worse—than that of municipal sources, according to a study by the Environmental Working Group. (Consumer Reports' top picks for faucet-mounted filters: Culligan, Pur Vertical, and the Brita OPFF-100.) Store water in stainless steel or glass to avoid chemical contaminants such as BPA that can leach from plastic bottles.

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