Protect yourself from cancer

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Do you have an anticancer lifestyle?
Little changes can make a big difference

Protect yourself
Avoid the following common household products

  • Perchloroethylene/Tetrachloro-ethylene, found in dry cleaning-air garments out for several hours before wearing
  • Cleaning products such as liquid detergents, disinfectants, and toilet bowl sanitizers that contain alkylphenols (nonoxynol, octoxynol, nonylphenol, actylphenol)
  • Deodorants and antiperspirants containing aluminum
  • Cosmetics, shampoo, lotions, gels, hair color, nail polish, perfumes, and sunscreen containing estrogens or placental products, or those with parabens or phthalates
  • Chemical household pesticides and insecticides
  • Heating foods or liquids in plastic containers made with PVCs, polystyrene, or Styrofoam
  • Preparing food in scratched Teflon® pans

Improve your diet

  • Eat grass-fed organic animal products: meat, milk, cheese, yogurt, eggs
  • Reduce your intake of sugar, white flour, products containing omega-6s (sunflower oil, soybean oil, safflower oil, margarines, hydrogenated fats, non-organic animal fats
  • Increase your omega-3 intake (fish, and grass or linseed-fed animal products)
  • Increase your intake of anticancer products (turmeric, green tea, soy, fruits, vegetables)
  • Filter tap water: use a carbon filter or an inverse osmosis filter, or drink mineral water or spring water

Add some activity

  • Practice 20 to 30 minutes of physical activity per day
  • Expose yourself to sunlight for 20 minutes each day
  • Practice a method of relaxation and self-centering (yoga, cardiac coherence, meditation, qigong, tai chi)

You can read Dr. David Servan-Schreiber's article about healthy foods in the October issue of prevention magazine and go to prevention.com/cancer for easy h ealing recipes.

Book signing
Dr. David Servan-Schreiber will be signing copies of his book "AntiCancer: A New Way of Life" in Corte Madera at Book Passage at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 13.

1 Ferry Bldg # 42
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 835-1020
www.bookpassage.com

Buy the book on Amazon: Anticancer: A New Way of Life

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