Morning Walks Can Lower Certain Cancer Risks

Researchers are always looking for ways to help us cut our cancer risks.

Researchers are always looking for ways to help us cut our cancer risks. One way is to incorporate a morning walk into your routine. Exercising any time of the day is good. But, a study found that those who were active between 8 a.m. and 10 had a lower risk of developing cancer, especially breast and prostate cancer. Morning movements optimize the body clock to boost nighttime production of melatonin, a sleep hormone shown to prevent cell damage that triggers tumors.