What to Eat to Avoid Cancer

What you eat—and just as importantly what you don't—may affect your risk of getting cancer
By Sophie Goldstein,  Newser User
Posted Oct 17, 2007 9:24 PM CDT
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(Newser) – Genes may be a bigger factor than diet, but what you eat can still affect your chances of developing cancer.  MSNBC tells you what to pile on your plate, and what to avoid.

Eat up:

  1. Cruciferous veggies like broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower and kale
  2. High-fiber anything
  3. Foods rich in vitamin D and calcium

  1. Tomatoes and berries

Cut back on:
  1. Red and processed meat
  2. Alcohol
  3. Fats
  4. Soy