1. Stay as lean as possible without being underweight.
2. Be active for at least 30 minutes each day.
3. Limit your consumption of calorie-dense foods and sugary drinks.
4. Eat plenty of plant-based foods such as whole grains and beans and at least five fruits and vegetables daily.
5. Limit eating red meat.
6. Limit alcohol to just one drink a day for women and two for men.
7. Women should breast feed their children exclusively for the first six months.