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Red and Processed Meat Cause Breast Cancer

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Red and processed meat products increase the risk for breast cancer, according to a systematic review published in the International Journal of Cancer. Researchers looked at 18 studies and evaluated the relationship between breast cancer rates and intake of red and processed meat. Results showed increased risks for breast cancer with increased consumption of red meat and processed meat by…

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Soy Products & Cruciferous Vegetables Reduce Breast Cancer Treatment Symptoms

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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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