Plant-Based Diets Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer

A whole food, plant-based diet is known to keep the body healthy, repair itself and grow, all major benefits for people with diabetes. A recent article in the Huffington Post also explain how such a diet is essential for young girls to avoid the risk of breast cancer later in life. Among the important points:

  • Adult breast health is largely determined much earlier in life
  • Whole food reduce potential development sites for cancer
  • Nutrients help prevent cancer from spreading to other cells
  • Sugar and some fats may actually cause cell damage
  • Recommendations are to exclude meat and dairy, and increase vegetables, soy and fibers.

Source:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-katz-md/breast-cancer-prevention_b_3236234.html

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