Healthy Eating: Five foods to fight breast cancer

03.10.2011                      06.Cheschwan. 5772                      Ta'anit BH"B

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Healthy Eating: Five foods to fight breast cancer

Find out which colorful foods are best for reducing the risk of breast cancer, and also a few which should be avoided.

After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women in the United States. This year alone, more than 215,000 women in the US will be diagnosed with the disease, and more than 40,000 will die from it. While about 5-10 percent of breast cancers can be linked to inherited gene mutations, about 85% of breast cancers occur in women who have no family history of the disease. These cancers are due to genetic mutations that occur as a result of the aging process and life in general. Today, more and more studies are being done to examine the correlation between one’s diet and one’s risk of developing this disease. While there are still many debates as to whether or not one’s diet can affect their risk of breast cancer, a healthy diet will without doubt help with weight control – a key factor in breast cancer prevention….