As usual, our readers showed a lot of interest in food and its relationship to cancer prevention this year. But there were a few surprises in our top 10 stories list. You also wanted to know more about skin cancer risk and the dangers of cancer-causing viruses.
Check out our top 10 stories for 2018.
Should you take a daily probiotic?
Probiotics are the healthy bacteria that populate our digestive system. Experts agree that having a healthy population of probiotics is good for us, and that we can cultivate them with a healthy diet. But should you take a supplement to help your microbiome?
Sugar detox: Get the facts
Should you cut all sugar from your diet completely? Not so fast, our expert says. Focus on added sugar and making healthy choices, and you'll be on the right track to a healthier diet.
Sunscreen myths debunked
Maybe you think you are applying sunscreen correctly, or maybe you think you don't need it at all. Check out these myths and truths about sunscreen before you head out into the sun.
What happens when you overeat
You know you get a little uncomfortable when you stuff yourself with food. But what's really happening in your body when you overeat? Our expert takes you through the short-term and long-term effects of eating too much.
How to avoid unhealthy snacking at work
Boredom, stress and sheer temptation can lead you to nibble your way to a lot of extra calories during the work day. Learn how to make better snack choices during working hours.
Viruses that cause cancer
You may associate the word viruses with cold and flu, but did you know there are several viruses that can cause cancer? Learn more about these seven viruses and how to protect yourself and your family against them.
Think it's healthy, think again
Some foods just seem healthy, some are marketed that way and sometimes it's just the internet telling us so. But there is often more to the story. Our expert gives us the inside scoop on a list of foods that have a reputation for being healthy.
The alkaline diet: What you need to know
Can you really change the pH level of your blood? Following an alkaline diet may help you lose weight and reduce your cancer risk, but not for the reasons you think.
5 ways to lower your breast cancer risk
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. The steps you take to live a healthier life, like eating healthy, staying active, and getting screened, can lower your breast cancer risk.
Weekly workout plan
Getting into an exercise routine can be a challenge. Where do you start, and what exercises should you do to get all the great benefits of physical activity? Our weekly workout plan is a great way to start a great habit.