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NCDs prevention tips : DON’TS

Not drinking enough water

Staying hydrated helps to keep your memory sharp, your mood stable and your motivation intact. Keeping up with your fluids helps your skin stay supple, your body cool down when it’s hot, allows your muscles and joints to work better and helps clean toxins from your body via your kidneys.

Don’t eat late at night

There are a couple of reasons why you should think about moving your dinner hour earlier. Researchers suspect that the longer lapse between meals allows the body to process the food more efficiently. There is some research around intermittent fasting (where you space out your meals and eat in a shorter window), that suggests it may help with weight loss.

Day 343 of 365

NCDs prevention tips : DON’Ts

Don’t Have less sleep

You know that falling short on sleep is a major no-no, but why—what’s the big deal? Research shows that not getting enough sleep can impact on a lot of things: it can compromise your immune system, your judgment and ability to make decisions (you are also more likely to make mistakes) and damage your heart health.

Bad oral hygiene
Gum disease (periodontitis) is associated with an increased risk of developing heart disease. Poor dental health increases the risk of a bacterial infection in the blood stream, which can affect the heart valves. Tooth loss patterns are connected to coronary artery disease.

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Don’t Drink alcohol
Health effects associated with alcohol intake in large amounts include an increased risk of alcoholism, malnutrition, chronic pancreatitis, alcoholic liver disease and cancer. In addition, damage to the central nervous system and peripheral nervous system can occur from chronic alcohol abuse

Eating red meat
Research has linked both red and processed meat to a higher risk of certain health conditions, such as diabetes, coronary heart disease, and even some cancers.

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Cancer prevention foods

Broccoli contains sulforaphane, a plant compound found in cruciferous vegetables that may have potent anticancer properties.

Several studies have found that eating more carrots is linked to a decreased risk of certain types of cancer. Try incorporating carrots into your diet as a healthy snack or delicious side dish just a few times per week to increase your intake and potentially reduce your risk of cancer.

Day 346 of 365

Cancer prevention foods

Beans are high in fiber, which some studies have found may help protect against colorectal cancer. According to these results, eating a few servings of beans each week may increase your fiber intake and help lower the risk of developing cancer.

Berries are high in anthocyanins, plant pigments that have antioxidant properties and may be associated with a reduced risk of cancer. Based on these findings, including a serving or two of berries in your diet each day may help inhibit the development of cancer.

Day 347 of 365

Cancer prevention foods

Cinnamon is well-known for its health benefits, including its ability to reduce blood sugar and ease inflammation. Including 1/2–1 teaspoon (2–4 grams) of cinnamon in your diet per day may be beneficial in cancer prevention, and may come with other benefits as well, such as reduced blood sugar and decreased inflammation.

Citrus Fruits
Eating citrus fruits such as lemons, limes, grapefruits and oranges has been associated with a lower risk of cancer in some studies. including a few servings of citrus fruits in your diet each week may lower your risk of developing certain types of cancer.

Day 348 of 365

Cancer prevention foods

Lycopene is a compound found in tomatoes that is responsible for its vibrant red color as well as its anticancer properties. include a serving or two of tomatoes in your diet each day by adding them to sandwiches, salads and sauces.

Fatty Fish
Some research suggests that including a few servings of fish in your diet each week may reduce your risk of cancer. Aim for two servings of fatty fish per week to get a hearty dose of omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D, and to maximize the potential health benefits of these nutrients.

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Published by Stephen Ogweno

a global health practitioner, NCD advocate and mHealth Innovator

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