5 Foods That Could Help Fight Breast Cancer

5 Foods That Could Help Fight Breast Cancer
Over 2,000 years ago, Hippocrates first proclaimed that you should “let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Now this age-old philosophy has been surpassed by modern medicine. Vegetables, nuts and fish have been pushed aside and in their place is a modern solution–a tablet. As modern medicine strives to discover new and novel solutions to our ever-changing health needs, it’s begun to refocus on the best ingredients nature has to offer. Taking a leaf out of Hippocrates’ book, scientists begun to question the health effects of diet in the 90s. Specifically why, when disease rates in America were soaring, did those living in the Mediterranean have a 72 percent reduced risk of having a heart attack? Why did they have a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, raised cholesterol and even cancer? The evidence is overwhelming–diet is hugely important for your health and the well-being of your body. Diet may even be able to help prevent and fight breast cancer. The key question is: which nutrients should you be giving your body to do this? Let’s take a look. 1. Broccoli sprouts Don’t let the name deceive you–broccoli sprouts look more like watercress than their green tree companions. These peppery tasting shoots are naturally high in an antioxidant called sulforaphane. This compound was studied by scientists from the University of Bologna and showed the
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