BC-056 Coach Paul Schmitendorf Speaks About The Importance of Having A Game Plan To Prevent, Heal From, and Prevent Recurrence From CancerJune 3, 2019 | Author: Debra Melamed
The group of people most susceptible to getting cancer are those people who’ve already had it once and haven’t made any changes to their diet, lifestyle, and other key risk factors. They typically haven’t figured out what got them in trouble in the first place and addressed those issues. Whether you’ve had cancer once before or you’d like to never get cancer, having a simple cancer prevention game plan can make the difference. In this podcast we’ll talk about how you can begin to take an active, conscious role in preventing cancer. At the Center for Advancement in Cancer Education we believe cancer is a highly preventable disease and that prevention starts with well thought out game plan.
A simple game plan starts with a diet high in fruits and vegetables while reducing sugar, processed foods, meat, dairy, and omega-6 fats. Of course smoking is a key risk factor and should not be a part of a cancer prevention game plan. Getting 30 minutes of exercise a day can lower cancer risk considerably. Exercise can be as simple as going for a 30-minute walk on a daily basis. Another important aspect of a game plan it considering what negative or trapped emotions we’re holding onto. Working through these by talking with a close friend or counselor can be an important step in living more joyfully and reducing cancer risk. It’s also important to consider the level of stress in one’s life. People tend to know when their lives have become overstressed. The key then is to take action steps to reduce stress, perhaps by changing jobs or ending toxic relationships. Simple stress relieving techniques like exercise, spending time in nature, meditation, EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), yoga and Tai Chi can be helpful. Encouraging your “internal terrain” to detoxify on a regular basis is important for creating an inhospitable environment for cancer cells to grow. We can do this by fasting, cleansing, juice cleansing, sweating out toxins in a sauna, and improving detoxification through colon hydrotherapy. One final element to a cancer prevention game plan is to be mindful of sun exposure. Getting 20-30 minutes of sunlight on the skin each day, preferably in the morning, is important in helping the body to create Vitamin D. Vitamin D is actually a hormone that greatly reduces cancer risk when maintained at a healthy level. Supplementing with Vitamin D during the winter months is often necessary to maintain optimum levels. If making many changes feels overwhelming, then consider making one change each month. By the end of a year you’ll have adopted a cancer prevention lifestyle. Prevention is the cure!