The reason why cancer today has become an epidemic, is because of our misconceptions and improper understanding about cancer. Many of us do not understand that cancer is not a disease, it is the preventive mechanism of the body. Prevention is the key to fight and prevent cancer, and modifications in our lifestyle and diet intakes works as an armor against it.
As per medical terminology, there is no miracle food or diet to cure or prevent cancer from happening, but lifestyle factors in which our diet occupies the major portion, can make a big difference in lowering the risk of cancer. Eating a diet enriched with healthy foods, helps us maintain a healthy body weight. Maintaining a healthy body weight is very important, as without it we could have problems of obesity, the second largest cause of cancer after smoking.
The link between cancer and diet
What we chose to eat – and do not eat – have powerful influence on our overall health. Some cancer factors – like genetics and environmental, are beyond our control, but researches have proven that 70% of cancer risks could be avoided with making due changes with our food habits in time. If someone have family history of cancer or has been diagnosed of cancer, making small changes in the diet and eating nutritious foods will certainly help the body counter the disease. For e.g. a simple traditional Mediterranean Diet rich in fruits, vegetables and healthy fats like olive oil, reduces the risk of certain types of cancers like breast cancer, whereas, daily or regular diets rich in processes food and meats increases risks of colorectal cancer.
Understanding a cancer prevention diet
Diet consisting of variety of antioxidant rich fruits and vegetables, nuts, seeds, beans, whole grains and healthy fats and exclusion of processed and fried foods, unhealthy fats and sugar is the basis of a cancer prevention diet. Plant based food are rich in nutrients and antioxidants that supports our immune system and helps to fight against cancer cell developments inside the body.
Here are some simple understandings:
Fruits and vegetables rich in carotenoids – carrots, squash and brussel sprouts drastically reduces the risk of mouth, lung, pharynx and larynx cancers.
High fruit diets reduces risks of stomach and lung cancers.
Non-starchy vegetables – broccoli, spinach and beans helps in the protection against stomach and esophageal cancer, as well as eating oranges, bell peppers, berries, dark leafy vegetables and food rich in vitamin C also aids against esophageal cancer.
Adding more fruits and vegetables in our regular diet with minimum of five intakes is essential. Eating them as close as possible to their natural state is more beneficial, like have a whole apple is more beneficial than having apple juice. Fruits and vegetables are excellent sources of vitamins, minerals and fibers and are relatively low in calories.
Foods high in fiber contains like whole grains, pulses, fruits and vegetables reduces chances of developing many cancers, particularly bowel cancer. It also helps gut bacteria’s produce useful chemicals that changes the conditions of the bowel, thus reducing the risks of cancer.
Dietician Sheela Sehrawat is not dependent on any introduction as she is well known face in the field of food and nutrition. She started her long journey far back in 2006 by working as a private practitioner in this field. Due to her esteemed dedication and hard work, her private practice has evolved into a chain of 35 weight loss ‘Diet Clinics’ all over northern India and the network is expanding till date. She has worked with many fitness organizations and institution. She is a motivational speaker and always take an active part in various health related seminars, workshops, social activities, camps etc. Her antecedents are from Haryana and she is presently dwelling in Gurgaon with her husband and scions.
Her versatile attitude led her associate with army hospital even before she started professional practice. She started practicing as an intern dietician when she was a student of Master’s and counseled many top notch clients. She conducted many research works in the field of nutrition science and explored many breakthroughs in this field.
With extensive research and study she has prepared number of customized diet plans for weight loss and healthy living. In past 13 years, thousands of clients have benefited of these plans and lost tons of kilos. Our team of dieticians is well qualified and trained under her guidance. Our team is working hard to help our clients achieve their ideal body weight and they maintain it forever, too. Both our back office and front office is leaving no stone unturned to provide our clients best in class service.
Sheela’s cherished dream is to make this world free from the world of obesity and its allied diseases. She has been successfully working on her motto “LET YOUR DIET WORK FOR YOU” for many past years.
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