Foods to Eat for Breast Health
Fenugreek! You can Sprout it, use it ground as a spice or take ii as a supplement. From Livestrong: "Fenugreek was used to boost bust size and to stimulate breast milk production long before silicone breast implants and breast pumps ever existed. Used for centuries in Greek, Arabian and Indian medicine, fenugreek still enjoys a breast-friendly reputation."
From Brierley Wright over at eatingwell.com: 9 Foods for Better Breast Health
-Plums and Peaches
-Salmon (fish oil)
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"I believe wholeheartedly in my diet as a means of helping my body minimize the risk of cancer recurrence. I now look at everything I eat in a very mindful way, asking myself, 'How does this food nourish me? How does it promote my recovery?' By asking myself these questions, I am acknowledging that food nourishes both the body and the soul"
Diana Dyer, M.S., R.D.
Diet is thought to be partly responsible for about 30% to 40% of all cancers. But diet alone is unlikely to be the "cause" or "cure" of cancer. Although more research needs to be done on diet and breast cancer, findings suggest that physical activity, a healthy diet (particularly one low in fat and high in vegetables and fiber), and a healthy weight can help reduce the risk of breast cancer or the cancer coming back.
Broccoli and Broccoli Sprouts! From Easy Health Options,
So it’s no surprise that researchers studying women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer find that those who eat the most cruciferous vegetables — items like cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and broccoli — have the best survival rate.
“Breast cancer survivors can follow the general nutritional guidelines of eating vegetables daily and may consider increasing intake of cruciferous vegetables, such as greens, cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli, as part of a healthy diet,” says researcher Sarah J. Nechuta, M.P.H., Ph.D., of Vanderbilt University.
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