Mediterranean Diet Can Help Reduce Risk of Certain Breast Cancers

Mediterranean Diet Can Help Reduce Risk of Certain Breast Cancers
Journey_Toward_Pink_Path_Jessica_Grono Who doesn't want to cut her risk of breast cancer? Nothing is guaranteed when it comes to preventing cancer and everyone is different. However, it is comforting to know that we can make some lifestyle changes in that direction. A few weeks ago, we learned that exercise may prevent the recurrence of breast cancer. This week, a Dutch study published by the International Journal of Cancer finds that the Mediterranean diet can reduce the chance of estrogen receptor negative breast cancer. This type of cancer — which generally strikes post-menopausal women — usually does not have a very good outcome, since estrogen has no effect on tumor growth, thereby limiting treatment options. Yet every day, studies and techniques emerge to conquer this form of breast cancer. A good diet is crucial to keeping your body healthy and reducing the risk of breast cancer. No diet can keep cancer away, but it can keep us healthy so we can fight cancer with more strength. Diet is something we have the control to change, and eating a diet high in vegetables and fish but low in saturated fats is, according to, an excellent way to keep your body in optimum health. The Dutch study involved 62,573 women ranging in age from 55 to 69. Over a time span of 20 years, more than 3,000 of the women were diagnose
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