You Should Know

April 1997 Issue

Stacking the Cancer Odds In Your Favor

If you think pesticides, additives and pollutants cause most cancer deaths, think again. A recent report from Harvard's School of Public Health reveals the real enemies, after smoking, to be too many calories and the lack of fruits and vegetables in our diets. After an exhaustive review of previous studies, the researchers concluded 65% of cancer deaths are linked to unhealthy lifestyle, including poor diet, obesity, tobacco use and inactivity. Only 2% can

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