By Dr. Brian McDonough

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – If you had to pick one way to reduce your risk of getting cancer, it would be not smoking cigarettes. But what if you’re not a smoker? What’s the next best step for you?

Well, according to a report from a recent cancer meeting, you should watch your diet. Meals consisting of fruits and vegetables and soy are an excellent defense.

The bottom line? You don’t have to worry about chemical’s names. Just remember this: Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables. That’s what’s going to make a real big difference. If you follow it, it will work out for you.

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