Prevention of Breast Cancer
“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of
cure when it comes to a person’s health,
especially for women who want to protect
themselves against breast cancer,” said Dr.
Steven Hotze” (Hotze, 2013).
Nutrition for Breast Cancer Prevention
Supplements That Fight Breast Cancer
• Omega-3 Fatty Acids
• Fish Oil
• Flax Seed
Vegetables High in Folate that Fight Breast Cancer
(These foods are high in Folate)
Fruits that Fight Breast Cancer
Multivitamins and Minerals
30% Reduction of Morbidity in
patients who take multivitamins
Vitamins That Fight Breast Cancer
There are fewer diagnoses of breast cancer
in spring and summer (Vitamin D Council,
The opposite is true of winter and fall where
the increase in breast cancer diagnosis most
often occurs (Vitamin D Council, 2013).
Foods to Decrease the Chances of Breast Cancer
• Red meat
Before you Implement Change
Always do your research and
ensure you verify with a health
professional before you make
changes to your diet or add
How to Find Out More Information
• NCCAM is an online source for more information on Breast Cancer
Nutrition and Supplements (NIH,
• “Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine (eCAM)
is an international, peer-reviewed journal that seeks to understand
the sources and to encourage rigorous research in this new, yet
ancientworld of complementary and alternative medicine” (eCAM,
• The Online Nutrition Source offers evidence-based diet & nutrition
data and information for health professionals and the public
(Harvard School of Public Health, 2014).
How to Find Out More Information
• American Society for Nutrition offers research with the greatest
prospect to impact health and wellness.
• Online research at MIT aspires to develop and implement
pioneering and cutting edge solutions to the worlds most
disheartening challenges in research including cancer therapies
which are enhanced through inspired collaboration with foremost
research institutes and consortia globally (MIT, 2013).
• Eat to Beat Cancer™ Initiative, an online movement seeks to
improve health through cancer-fighting foods. “Based on the latest
medical science, there are practical, healthy, and tasty food choices
that can be made by you every day, at every meal, to incorporate
cancer-fighting foods into your diet” (eattobeat.org, 2013).
Eating a varied diet with plenty
fruits and vegetables is going
to be the single most
important thing you can do for
your health and wellbeing, it
can even prevent cancer,
diabetes and heart disease.
Of course your lifestyle is
important also. Drinking plenty
of water, incorporating
exercise, and managing stress
can all be implemented to
enjoy longevity and prosperity!
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