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You may fear a breast cancer diagnosis, you may have recently been diagnosed with BC or you may have completed therapy for BC and you may fear a relapse of your cancer.
Either way, you may be wondering if your diet can prevent BC. The study linked and excerpted below cites diet as a therapy to reduce the risk of BC. The fact is that what you put in your body makes a huge difference as to whether or not you get BC. Yes, diet can prevent BC. BTW, the secret to my diet and the Mediterranean diet is Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Yes, the supplementation below is important too. But extra-virgin olive oil good and good for you.
I am both a cancer survivor and cancer coach (multiple myeloma dx ’94) and let me assure you that it was easier to change my diet than undergo toxic chemotherapy and radiation. No, conventional oncology did not cure my cancer. But that’s another blog post. Diet and nutritional supplementation have been my focus as a cancer survivor since I reached complete remission in ’99.
If you are wondering what the Mediterranean Diet is, click the link below-
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I take each of the supplements discussed and linked above. The brands and doses I take are linked below. All have been tested and approved by ConsumerLab.com an independent testing service. 5% of your purchase on Amazon goes to PeopleBeatingCancer, a 501c3 non-profit. Thank you.
“Importance Breast cancer is the leading cause of female cancer burden, and its incidence has increased by more than 20% worldwide since 2008. Some observational studies have suggested that the Mediterranean diet may reduce the risk of breast cancer…
Objective To evaluate the effect of 2 interventions with Mediterranean diet vs the advice to follow a low-fat diet (control) on breast cancer incidence…
Interventions Participants were randomly allocated to a
Results After a median follow-up of 4.8 years, we identified 35 confirmed incident cases of breast cancer. Observed rates (per 1000 person-years) were
Conclusions and Relevance This is the first randomized trial finding an effect of a long-term dietary intervention on breast cancer incidence. Our results suggest a beneficial effect of a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil in the primary prevention of breast cancer.”
I’m a long-term cancer survivor living with chemobrain, chemo-induced heart damage, radiation-induced nerve damage and a risk of treatment related secondary cancers. I believe that omega 3 fatty acid supplementation helps me maintain my health each and every day.
I take one capsule daily of Life Extension Super Omega 3 EPA/DHA with Sesame Lignans and Olive Fruit to insure all I get all of the health benefits below and I encourage you to do so as well.
Metabolic syndrome is a collection of conditions.
It is a major public health concern, since it increases your risk of developing many other diseases. These include heart disease and diabetes (51).
Inflammation is incredibly important. We need it to fight infections and repair damage in the body.
Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the Western world, and omega-3 fatty acids have long been claimed to reduce the risk of certain cancers.
Asthma is a chronic lung disease with symptoms like coughing, shortness of breath and wheezing.
Menstrual pain occurs in the lower abdomen and pelvis, and often radiates to the lower back and thighs.
Good sleep is one of the foundations of optimal health.
Omega-3s can also protect your skin from sun damage. EPA helps block the release of substances that eat away at the collagen in your skin after sun exposure (101).