5 Foods to Reduce the Risk of Lung Cancer (4/5)

First things first: If you smoke, stop. Tobacco use is responsible for 87 per cent of lung cancer deaths. Of course, even non-smokers get lung cancer (and being around second-hand smoke can increase your risk by up to 30 per cent). While it's certainly not license to puff away, eating certain foods may help you breathe a little easier.

4. Salmon, Sardines, Mackerel, and Other Foods High in Omega-3 Fatty Acids

4. Salmon, Sardines, Mackerel, and Other Foods High in Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Some research suggests the combination of cigarette smoke and animal fats promote lung cancer. Substituting fish high in omega-3 fatty acids for meats appears to minimize the effect.

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