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Soy Products & Cruciferous Vegetables Reduce Breast Cancer Treatment Symptoms

Cruciferous Vegetables

Soy products and cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, kale, and Brussels sprouts reduce treatment-related side effects among breast cancer survivors, according to research published in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. Researchers followed 365 cancer survivors and compared symptoms such as hot flashes, joint pain, fatigue, and memory issues with soy and cruciferous vegetable consumption. Higher intakes of these foods lowered…

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Do Mammograms Save Lives?

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For every life saved by mammography, as many as 2 to 10 women are over-diagnosed, meaning turned into breast cancer patients unnecessarily, along with all the attendant harms of chemo, radiation, or surgery without the benefits. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller Photo credit: NutritionFacts.org

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Angelina Jolie’s doctor shares top 10 breast cancer prevention tips

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“It begins with the diet,” Dr. Kristi Funk said. “Diet, nutrition, exercise … so many things we can control.” Funk’s 10 diet and lifestyle changes to help reduce your breast cancer risk 1. Eat cruciferous vegetables every day This includes cauliflower, broccoli, kale, cabbage and Brussels sprouts — which are all great for breast health — according to Funk. 2….

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