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5 Habits That Reduce Breast Cancer Risk and 5 That Increase It

5 Habits That Reduce Breast Cancer Risk and 5 That Increase It

5 Habits That Reduce Cancer Risk
5 Habits That Reduce Cancer Risk

October 2022 is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the number one cause of death in women age 45-60. There are some strategies that women can do in their daily lives to greatly reduce that risk.

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5 healthy habits that greatly REDUCE breast cancer risk:

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  1. Eat 1 cup cruciferous vegetables every day – broccoli, kale, cauliflower, bok-choy, arugula, cabbage
  2. Increase fiber in your diet by eating 5-6 servings of vegetables all colors of the rainbow (1 cup of raw or ½ cup cooked is one serving) every day to increase fiber to over 30 grams per day
  3. Get more iodine in your diet. Dried seawood, a few drops of iodine from a supplement like VINCO IODINE DROPS – CARRIED AT OFFICE OR WELLEVATE
  4. Get your Vitamin D level checked and optimize it to be at a level of 50-80, METAGENICS D 5,000 – CARRIED AT OFFICE OR WELLEVATE
  5. Add  1 TBS. of organic flax seed to a smoothie, salad, yogurt which help your body to properly metabolize hormones.
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5 habits that INCREASE your breast cancer risk:

  1. Eating non-organic or GMO foods that have pesticides.
  2. Drinking more than 1 glass (approximately 5-6 ounces) of alcohol per day
  3. Plastic bottles or storing your food in plastic containers.
  4. Eating sugar, high glycemic foods, trans fats or deep fried foods.
  5. Taking birth control pills or progestin drugs (this is not natural, plant based bio-identical progesterone)

Start incorporating healthy habits daily to minimize your risk for breast and all cancers.

Eat cruciferous vegetables to reduce changes of breast cancer
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Karen Kaufman MD, conventional and functional medicine specialist, aesthetics, supplements, hormone therapy