Will Eating Yogurt Reduce Lung Cancer Risk?

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Playing Yogurt Can Reduce Your Risk of Lung Cancer?

ER physician Dr. Travis Stork shares that something he eats every day may also help to lower the risk of lung cancer.

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A study from Vanderbilt University looked at 1.5 million people and found that those who eat yogurt every day, combined with eating a diet high in fiber, lowered their risk of lung cancer by 30 percent.

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In addition to possibly helping to prevent lung cancer, The Doctors note that yogurt is full of protein, calcium, may lower blood pressure, helps to prevent type 2 diabetes, and contains important probiotics -- which keeps your healthy gut bacteria in place and flourishing. 

Dr. Travis has previously said that yogurt is preferred way to get probiotics, but other foods that are rich in probiotics include:

Kimchi - Get this 4.5 star-rated option

Sauerkraut - With this Fermentation Crock Jar you can pickle your own sauerkraut and kimchi at home

Kombucha - Find out how you can enjoy the probiotic-filled beverage on the go

Tempeh - Check out this highly-rated book that gives you step-by-step techniques for fermenting beans and grains at home

Miso - This 4.5-star option is organic and has over 1,000 reviews 

Plus, check out Dr. Travis' book, "The Lose Your Belly Diet: Change Your Gut, Change Your Life," for even more ways to help improve your gut health.

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