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The CANCERactive Diet and Physical Activity Centre

´CANCERactive Guidelines on nutrition, physical activity and more´

What is the best diet to prevent cancer? And if you have cancer, what is the best diet to increase your personal odds of survival?

And how does physical activity and body weight fit into the picture?

For people who don´t use tobacco products the most important yet simple changes a person can make to prevent cancer involve a focus on a good, healthy diet, a sensible body weight and regular exercise.

People who have cancer are often extremely motivated to seek out information on diet and exercise. 

And, of course, there are other factors, such as environmental toxins and stress management, but the biggest changes you can make if you want to increase your personal odds of beating cancer starting immediately, are taking exercise, maintaining a healthy body weight and following a good, healthy diet.

Your guidelines on how to build yourself a personal programme incorporating a healthy diet, physical activity and a whole lot more, start here.

Go to: Six Steps to building a personal cancer-fighting programme

The Rainbow Diet is an important part of the CANCERactive recommendation - it is a lifestyle diet. It incorporates not just a plethora of colourful fruits and vegetables as the name suggests, but recommendations on cutting empty sugar, processed and packaged foods, eating healthy fats rather than saturated fats, on meat and fish consumption, on nuts and seeds, and even red wine consumption. 

The Rainbow diet is a ´Lifestyle Diet´ - vitamin D, good sleep and exercise are important components.

So, here are 4 places to find out more:

1. Go to: The colourful Mediterranean Diet

2. Go to: Exercise is a powerful anti-cancer drug

3. Go to: The Rainbow Diet Research centre - all the important studies on diet, exercise, vitamin D and chronic illness

4. Go to: The Rainbow Diet book 

The Rainbow Diet, first written over 10 years ago, is one of the reasons why CANCERactive has become Europe´s number 1 Integrative Cancer Website. 

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