Anticancer living is built on a belief that self-care is health care and that greater wellness is available to us all.

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You can reduce cancer risk and support treatment by focusing on six key areas of health and wellness

Introducing the concept of the “Mix of Six,” Anticancer Living provides an informed case that building social and emotional support; managing stress; improving sleep, exercise and diet; and minimizing exposure to environmental toxins work together to promote an optimal environment for health and well-being.

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- a phenomenon in which the whole is more than the sum of its parts.

Changing your lifestyle in a number of areas makes each change more effective than it would be on its own. These same lifestyle factors interact with and reinforce each other in both positive and negative ways.

Love and Support

Support is the backbone on which all other lifestyle changes will either succeed or fail.

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Stress impacts all aspects of our lifestyle and all aspects of our physical health.

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Rest and rejuvenation are essential components of anticancer living.

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The human body, which is an evolutionary masterpiece of biological engineering, is designed to be in motion.

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Food is the fuel that powers the human body.

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Toxic chemicals are not just found under our sinks.

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Exercise Improves the Health of our Microbiome

  The ecosystem of bacteria, fungi, and viruses — living on and inside our bodies — is known as the microbiome. Even if you take baths daily, brush your teeth,…
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Ultra-Processed Foods May Increase Cancer Risk

A new study published in the British Medical Journal reported that individuals who eat more highly processed foods have higher odds of developing cancer than their counterparts who eat less…
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Community Recipes

Pea and Asparagus Salad A talented cook and friend, Mark Dykes, created this recipe. It is so good that at one point we were eating it once a week! We…
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