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10 ways to prevent Breast Cancer

BREAST CANCER PREVENTION ANGELINA JOLIE SHERYL CROW "I do not feel any less of a woman. I feel empowered that I made a strong choice that in no way diminishes my femininity." "More than 10 million Americans are living with cancer, and they demonstrate the ever-increasing possibility of living beyond cancer." &SOME BREAST CANCER FACTS & Breast cancer is the Every 29 seconds a new case of breast cancer is diagnosed somewhere in the world, and more than 1 million women most common cancer in the world. Globally, breast cancer kills are diagnosed with breast cancer every year. one woman every 75 seconds. Breast cancer causes 14 percent of cancer deaths in women, with more than 465,000 deaths annually worldwide. Nearly 4.5 million women are alive today who have received breast cancer diagnoses in the last five years. 10 WAYS TO PREVENT BREAST CANCER The following is a list that may help keep you from developing breast cancer. It is not a guarantee that you won't get breast cancer. But by following these strategies you may lower your odds of getting breast cancer and you may also improve your overall health. EXERCISE MORE Most people hate exercise but you just need to move more such as taking more walks with your dog or skipping the elevator more often. MAINTAIN A HEALTHY WEIGHT A study found that women who gained 60 pounds after the age of 18 tripled their risk of developing breast cancer compared to those who only gained 20 pounds. Even scarier was the fact that these women also seemed to have an increased risk of developing a faster spreading type of cancer. EAT MORE VEGGIES Colorful vegetables are full of carotenoids an antioxidant that will fight cell damage by eliminating cancer causing substances. KNOW YOUR FAMILY HISTORY By knowing your risk, you are more likely to take the preventative steps necessary and to do the screenings on time. BREAST FEED YOUR BABIES Studies suggest that women who breast feed their babies for at least 15 months over their lifetime reduce their risk of breast cancer by 4 percent. EAT MORE OMEGA 3 Omega 3 fatty acids help fight inflammation and inhibit the growth of breast cancer tumors. Eat walnuts, oily fish like sardine, buy ground flaxseed and sprinkle it on your cereal or add it to your vegetable servings everyday. DRINK GREEN TEA Green tea is filled with antioxidants. It can decrease the production of estrogen, a hormone which causes the breast cancer tumor to grow and it can also shut off blood supply to tumors.Green tea alone is like a three in one punch to beat breast cancer. 8. THINK TWICE ABOUT TAKING ESTROGEN AND PROGESTERONE FOR FIVE YEARS OR LONGER Prolonged use of conbined hormone therapy can increase the risk of breast cancer. WATCH YOUR CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL Alcohol can affect estrogen levels in the body, which causes an increased risk of breast cancer in women. EAT MORE SPICES 10 Don't be afraid of spices because the antioxidants in some spices like turmeric can stop inflammation and inhibit tumor growth. Sources who-ve-survived-breast-cancer-and-inspired-others Provided by 15

10 ways to prevent Breast Cancer

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Breast cancer is still a very real threat to human nowadays no matter how hard people have been trying to fight against it. Everyday, breast cancer affects life of thousands of women throughout the wo...


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