Six Dietary Guidelines for Cancer Prevention

The key recommendation is to build meals around fruits, vegetables, and legumes

Six dietary guidelines – for anyone concerned about their cancer risk – are unveiled in the June 30 issue of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition.

Six Dietary Guidelines for Cancer Prevention
The key recommendation is to build meals around fruits, vegetables, and legumes.
  1. Limit dairy products (prostate cancer)
  2. Limit alcohol (cancers of the mouth, pharynx, larynx, esophagus, colon, rectum, and breast)
  3. Limit red and processed meats (cancers of the colon and rectum)
  4. Limit grilled, fried, and broiled meats (cancers of the colon, rectum, breast, prostate, kidney, and pancreas)
  5. Eat more soy products (breast cancer)
  6. Eat more fruits and vegetables (several common forms of cancer)

Read Researchers Unveil Six Dietary Guidelines for Cancer Prevention, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, News Release, June 9, 2014

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