Human Biology, 14 Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25924-574-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-25924-574-9

Chapter 20 - Engage - Page 452: 4


The several healthy habits that will protect against old age cancer.

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These include consuming a well-balanced nutritious diet low in saturated fats and high in foods rich in antioxidants; abstinence from smoking; moderate alcohol consumption (not more than two drinks per day); practice of safe sex in a monogamous relationship, and participation in regular exercise activities. Some health authorities would also add adequate sleep, low stress, and meditation as beneficial in this context.
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