This month is American Heart Month and you’ve probably read a story on how to protect against cardiovascular disease (CVD). CVD is the leading cause of death in the United States; cancer is the second.
It’s a good thing then, that the lifestyle strategies recommended to prevent heart disease are strikingly similar to those of cancer prevention. In short: eat a healthy diet, exercise regularly and stay a healthy weight.
The latest issue of AICR’s Cancer Research Update examines the similarities – and difference – in the recommendations to reduce risk for heart disease and cancer.
You can read the CRU article here.