Lifestyle, Food, and Cancer Modern research shows a clear link between certain lifestyle behaviors and cancer risk. These studies reveal a simple yet profound truth—many cancers are preventable. Our health is largely in our own hands, and this should give us hope. Through our own smart choices, we can make it the very best health possible, both today and in the future. You’ll learn how and why certain foods—fresh fruits, vegetables, and whole grains—help fortify the body’s defenses against disease, and then find culinary inspiration in a collection of simple, mouth-watering recipes featuring these cancer-fighting ingredients. Good food, combined with other healthy lifestyle choices, can be like medicine to the body. You can achieve and maintain good health—one seed, one nut, one grain at a time—starting today.