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Diet and exercise

We know a healthy diet and weight is really important in preventing cancer, so it’s really important that we make sure people understand how to make the right choices.

Nutrition

It’s important to:

  • Eat a well-balanced diet (daily intake of fat should not exceed 30%)
  • Include fresh fruit and vegetables in your daily food choices
  • Eat the right amount to maintain a healthy weight
  • Limit red meat consumption
  • Limit alcohol consumption. The UK Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) advise it is safest not to drink more than 14 units a week on a regular basis.

Exercise

Keeping active is not only great for your physical health, it’s really good for your mental health too. And taking on a charity challenge like a trek, run or cycle is the perfect way to set yourself a goal, have fun, and make a difference. Check out our latest events.

Run a challenge event

Sign up to an event

Joining us at an event is a great way to support cancer patients and their loved ones, and have fun. Take on charity challenge or join us at one of our concerts.

Upcoming events
Volunteer and make a difference

Volunteer

We have a wide variety of volunteer roles and opportunities and you can give as much or as little time as you like. Whatever your interests or skills there’s a way to get involved.

Find out more about volunteering
Hold a fundraising coffee morning

Fundraise

From bake sales to abseils, concerts to collections, there are loads of ways you can support Tenovus Cancer Care through fundraising. Find out more and get involved.

Get fundraising