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While it’s true that one diet does not fit all. Therefore, certain improvements in the diet can benefit us. Here are list of 3 foods that helps to prevent the development and /or progression of cancer ( breast cancer). Diet is a mix of various food groups. Also, it is a mix of more than 2 such food groups in our daily life. Such mixing is purely based on a person’s own food choices, ethnicity, family choice, etc.

A complex disease like cancer has multiple contributing factors, diet is one of the major ones. Diet along with other factors such as smoking, lack of exercise, obesity is considered changing factors. While the other factors such as age, gender, family, medical history, and genetics etc also play a harmful role, however, they are the non-changing factors.

The diet to prevent cancer should consist of nutrients in a well-balanced form. The quality, as well as the quantity, will add to the goodness of the diet. The intake of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals should be well considered.

3 Diet Elements that help to prevent breast cancer

3 factors that are beneficial to prevent breast cancer in conjunction with a nutritionally balanced diet, appropriate physical activity, and healthy weight. It is crucial for a well being in general. It is important especially for individuals who are fighting cancer.

Vitamin D

Eggs

Regular exposure to sunlight is the first source of vitamin D. The food sources are eggs, cold-water fish (salmon), and certain other fortified products. Low levels of Vitamin D is a link to the development of cancer.

Green Tea

It is a helpful weight loss ingredient. Green tea consumption shows various other beneficial health effects, including strengthening the immune system and reduced risk of breast cancer.

Turmeric

Turmeric (हल्दी्)
Turmeric (हल्दी्)

हल्दी (Turmeric ) is known for its anti-inflammatory effect.  Curcumin, the key constituent, has shown to prevent cancer.  In many cases, Curcumin is also prescribed along with the chemotherapy regime. Turmeric is the right choice to help resist the growth of cancer cells and enhance the overall immunity of the individual.

Other References

  1. Curcumin: the spicy modulator of breast carcinogenesis:  Scientific Research
  2. Vitamin D and Breast Cancer: Latest Evidence and Future Steps: Scientific Research
  3. https://foodforbreastcancer.com/foods/turmeric
  4. http://www.breastcancer.org/risk/factors/low_vit_d
  5. https://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/integrative-medicine/herbs/turmeric

Disclaimer:  Please consult your doctor and dietician /nutrition experts before inducting these nutrients for medicinal purposes.

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3 Foods That Help Prevent Breast Cancer
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