Can Food Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer?News, Opinion — By nygal on January 11, 2011 at 7:49 am
No food or diet can prevent you from getting breast cancer. But some foods can make your body the healthiest it can be, boost your immune system, and help keep your risk for breast cancer as low as possible. And no food or diet can cure cancer, though some of them may help control treatment side effects or help your body get well after treatment. Some food choices may help cancer treatment work more effectively or may help keep you healthy. Others can be dangerous and can interfere with treatment and recovery. Healthy weight reduces risk of first-time breast cancer and recurrence. Maintaining a healthy weight may help reduce the risk of breast cancer coming back. In a 2005 study, researchers found that women who gained weight after their breast cancer diagnosis had an increased risk of recurrence. Please read the complete article and let us know what you think below.