How to lower the risk of cancer by going vegan?

Cancer is no doubt  one of the deadliest diseases that affects people these days. Recent studies indicate that 80% of the cancers are potentially preventable. Here is the importance of vegan diet coming in. Going vegan means excluding all types of  meat ,eggs and any dairy

products. A vegan diet includes all grains, beans, legumes, vegetables and fruits and the nearly infinite number of foods made by combining them.

A low fat high fibre diet that includes lot of vegetables,fruits,grains and beans is the best for cancer prevention. Since vegan diet is rich in fibre it reduces the risk of colon cancer to a great extent. Vegan women, for example, had 34 percent lower rates of female-specific cancers such as breast, cervical, and ovarian cancer. Same was the case with men against prostate cancer.Going vegan  changes in the level of a cancer-promoting growth hormone in the body called IGF-1. Animal protein intake increases the levels of IGF-1 in our body, but within two weeks of switching to a plant-based diet, IGF-1 levels in the bloodstream drops down thus helps in slowing down the  growth of cancer cells.

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