Research Shows Association Between Being Heart Healthy and Staying Cancer-Free

If you’re doing your best to live a heart-healthy lifestyle, then you have a lower risk of developing cancer also. A recent study by the American Heart Association showed that people who are practicing healthy heart habits have a lower chance of developing cancer to as much as 38%.

Cardiovascular disease and cancer are the main causes of death in the United States. For the longest time, it has been known that healthy behaviors are excellent for our general health but knowing that there is a link between heart and cancer risk factors is novel.