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Ten Dietary tips to ward off cancer

The food we eat, the air we breathe and the choices we make — be it to smoke, drink alcohol or not exercise regularly — are more linked to our chances of getting cancer than luck. (Text: Ishi Khosla)

The food we eat, the air we breathe and the choices we make — be it to smoke, drink alcohol or not exercise regularly — are more linked to our chances of getting cancer than luck. (Text: Ishi Khosla)

Include colourful vegetables - aim to have at least half of them uncooked. (Source: Thinkstock Images)

Wholegrains (such as such as wholegrains, oats, wheatbran, barley, isabgol) should replace refined ones. Sprout and ferment frains improve nutrient availability. (Source: Thinkstock Images)

Snack on dry fruits, nuts, seeds and roasted grains. (Source: Thinkstock Images)

Reduce sugary foods and drinks, fatty, cured and processed meats. (Source: Thinkstock Images)

Replace refined oils with natural fats and cold pressed oils (mustard, sesame, extra-virgin olive oil). (Source: Thinkstock Images)

Flavour foods with natural herbs and spices rather than synthetic colours, preservatives or additives. (Source: Thinkstock Images)

Limit alcohol intake and stop tobacco consumption. (Source: Thinkstock Images)

Drink plenty of fluids and water. Exercise regularly. (Source: Thinkstock Images)

Use organic and locally grown foods as far as possible. (Source: Thinkstock Images)

Cook in safe cooking vessels like iron stainless steel. (Source: Thinkstock Images)