Limit Alcohol Intake
Drinking alcohol is known to increase the risk of cancers of the bowel, oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, oesophagus, liver, colorectum and breast. When consumed, alcohol (ethanol) is converted into a toxic chemical called acetaldehyde that is known to cause damage to the DNA and hinders cell repair. The recommended alcohol consumption per day is two drinks for men and one for women. For example: Beer - 355 ml, Wine - 148 ml, Distilled spirits - 44 ml.