Love to gorge on hot dogs, bacon, ham, sausages and salami? Beware, you may be at an increased risk of developing colorectal cancer -- the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women, a study has found.Read also: Precautions to avoid dental issues
What findings say?
- The findings showed that eating high amounts of red meat such as beef or pork (above 500 grams a week).
- As well as consuming two or more daily alcoholic drinks such as wine or beer (30 grams of alcohol).
- In addition,increased the risk of developing the deadly cancer.
- Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers.
- Yet this report demonstrates there is a lot people can do to dramatically lower their risk diet.
- And lifestyle have a major role in colorectal cancer.
- On the other hand, consuming approximately three servings (90 grams) of whole grains.
- Such as brown rice or whole-wheat bread, daily reduces the risk of colorectal cancer by 17 per cent.
- While being overweight or obese increased the risk, people who remain physically active were found at lower risk of developing colorectal cancer.
- Further, evidence also that the risk of colorectal cancer increases with low intake of both non-starchy vegetables and fruit.
- Such as cauliflower, broccoli, radishes, and berries, apples and pears.
- Replacing some of your refined grains with whole grains and eating mostly plant foods.
- Such as fruits, vegetables and beans, will give you a diet packed with cancer-protective compounds and help you manage your weight.
- Furthermore,which is so important to lower risk.
- For the study, the team analysed 99 studies, including data on 29 million people.