Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S. behind heart disease. Incorporating more plant foods into your daily routine can go a long way towards preventing some cancers and other chronic diseases. Below are our guidelines for reducing your cancer risk and risk of recurrence, while enjoying chef-created, dietitian-approved meals.
6 Recommendations for Reducing Cancer Risk
Leaning Into Plant Foods
Recent studies show that piling your plate with mostly plants is one crucial way to support a healthy immune system and prevent some cancers. Learn what foods to eat more of to support a cancer-preventative diet.
Top Cancer Prevention Recipes
We’re Bringing Fiber Back
Swap out low-quality processed foods for home-cooked, healthy dishes like this fiber-rich, sweet-and-saucy sandwich.
But I don’t have
the time to
Research shows that as little as 30 minutes of moderate exercise every day — such as taking a brisk walk, dancing in your living room, or chasing around your kids or dogs — helps lower the hormone levels that are associated with cancer development and progression.
Top Cancer Prevention Recipe Collections
How to Make
Ann’s Black Bean Burgers
High in protein and fiber, low in fat, but still plenty hearty, satisfying, and delicious — watch as Ann turns low-sodium canned black beans into just about the best Tex-Mex vegetarian burgers you’ll ever have.
Does Red Meat Fit Into a Cancer-Protective Diet?
Research shows that consuming large amounts of red meat may play a role in the growth of certain cancer cells. Limiting how much you eat weekly may also help prevent other chronic diseases.