Category Archives: Breast Health Tips

Breast Health Tip #1- Omega-3 fatty acids

BREAST HEALTH TIP:  Supplement your diet with Omega-3 fatty acids. Eating proper amounts of certain types of fats called “omega-3 fatty acid reduces your risk of breast cancer and if you have breast cancer, they will help you fight your … Continue reading

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Breast Health Tip #2: Green Tea

BREAST HEALTH TIP:  Drinking 8-10 cups of green tea a day or taking a daily green tea supplement significantly lowers the risk of breast cancer, and if you have breast cancer, it improves your prognosis. Research shows that green tea … Continue reading

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Breast Health Tip #3: B vitamins

BREAST HEALTH TIP:  Two types of B vitamins — folic acid and B12 — help to lower the risk of breast cancer principally by protecting your DNA from making mistakes that can lead to cancer. OTHER RISK LOWERING EFFECTS OF … Continue reading

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Breast Health Tip #4: Add Spice to Your Life

BREAST HEALTH TIP:  ADD SOME SPICE TO YOUR LIFE. The Indian cooking spice turmeric, responsible for the intense color of curry, is phenomenal in its ability to promote and protect health especially against cancer. This indigenous plant of Asia and … Continue reading

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Breast Health Tip #5: Fats to Avoid

BREAST HEALTH TIP:  Avoid saturated animal fats, trans fats, and excessive amounts of omega-6 fatty acids. All of these fats have been linked with an increased risk of breast cancer. Certain types of fat are very bad for your body. … Continue reading

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Breast Health Tip #6: Vitamin D

BREAST HEALTH TIP:  Vitamins D protects against breast cancer in several different ways. Your body is able to manufacture vitamin D through a chemical process in your skin caused by sunlight. Just 15 minutes of sunlight on your skin daily … Continue reading

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Breast Health Tip #7: Vitamin E

BREAST HEALTH TIP:  Consume foods high in vitamin E. Research shows women who regularly eat foods rich in vitamin E have a lower risk of breast cancer. These foods include avocados, almonds, sweet potatoes, leafy green vegetables, wheat germ, and … Continue reading

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Breast Health Tip #8: Medicinal Mushrooms

BREAST HEALTH TIP:  Add maitake mushrooms to your diet or take them as a supplement. Maitake mushrooms, considered gourmet food in this country, have been used for thousands of years as medicines in Asian cultures, especially in Japan. Recent research … Continue reading

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Breast Health Tip #9: Anti-inflammatories

BREAST HEALTH TIP:  Taking an anti-inflammatory can lower your risk of breast cancer by as much as 50%. The largest on-going national study of women’s health called “The Women’s Health Initiative” (WHI), recently found that women who took aspirin or … Continue reading

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Breast Health Tip #10: Antioxidants

BREAST HEALTH TIP:  Taking supplemental antioxidants, like selenium, can lower your risk of breast cancer by as much as 50%. Oxygen free radicals are tiny unstable molecules of oxygen normally created as by-products of cellular metabolism. We need them to … Continue reading

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