Post Tagged with: "Breast Cancer"

Should Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer Avoid Soy?

Should Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer Avoid Soy?

Which dietary changes could both reduce free radical damage and improve DNA repair in women with mutated BRCA genes? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Is Soy Healthy for Breast Cancer Survivors?

Is Soy Healthy for Breast Cancer Survivors?

What role do soy phytoestrogens play in the prevention and treatment of breast cancer? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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Higher dietary fiber intake in young women may reduce breast cancer risk

Higher dietary fiber intake in young women may reduce breast cancer risk

Women who eat more high-fiber foods during adolescence and young adulthood—especially lots of fruits and vegetables—may have significantly lower breast cancer risk than those who eat less dietary fiber when young, according to a new large-scale study led by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study was published online February 1, 2016 in Pediatrics. “Previous studies […]

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Even Modest Drinking Increases Breast Cancer Risk

Even Modest Drinking Increases Breast Cancer Risk

Having just one drink per day increases breast cancer risk, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal. Researchers monitored alcohol consumption for 88,084 women and 47,881 men as part of the Nurses’ Health Study and the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study. For women, having just one alcoholic drink per day increased the risk for alcohol-related cancers (mainly breast […]

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Which Dietary Factors Affect Breast Cancer Most?

Which Dietary Factors Affect Breast Cancer Most?

American Institute for Cancer Research recommendation compliance associated not only with cancer prevention and survival but less heart and respiratory disease mortality and a longer lifespan. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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GMO Soy and Breast Cancer

GMO Soy and Breast Cancer

The hormonal effects of the Roundup pesticide on GMO soy put into perspective. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Plant-Based Foods Increase Breast Cancer Survival

Plant-Based Foods Increase Breast Cancer Survival

A new report on breast cancer survival favors plant-based eating, as presented by the World Cancer Research Fund International’s Continuous Update Project. A panel of independent scientists reviewed 85 studies with 164,416 participants diagnosed with breast cancer. They found that eating more high-fiber plant foods before and after diagnosis may reduce the risk of dying from breast cancer. Additionally, women […]

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Your Questions on Soy and Breast Cancer Answered

Your Questions on Soy and Breast Cancer Answered

From milk to meat substitutes, soy foods have made their way into snacks, burgers and breakfasts. That’s good news if you’re working to eat healthier and cut down on red and processed meats, which can increase risk of colorectal cancer. Yet soy is among the top foods we get asked about the most when it comes to breast cancer. It’s […]

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BRCA Breast Cancer Genes and Soy

BRCA Breast Cancer Genes and Soy

One reason why soy consumption is associated with improved survival and lower recurrence rates in breast cancer patients may be because soy phytonutrients appear to improve the expression of tumor suppressing BRCA genes. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Plant-Based Diet Can Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Plant-Based Diet Can Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

A plant-based diet can reduce the risk of breast cancer, according to a new study published online in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers followed 91,779 current and retired California teachers for 14 years. Those who had a predominantly plant-based diet had a 15 percent reduced risk of breast cancer compared with those who did not include abundant fruits […]

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