Breast Cancer Incidence can be influenced by many factors . In a recent post I summarized many of the causative factors , in this post , I will focus on some preventive measures.
Cruciferous Vegetables:
Broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, and kale contain glucosinolates, which are compounds that have been shown to have anti-cancer effects.
Epidemiological Studies: Numerous population studies have suggested an inverse relationship between the consumption of cruciferous vegetables and the risk of various cancers, including lung, colorectal, prostate, and breast cancer. For example, a study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute found that women who consumed more cruciferous vegetables had a lower risk of breast cancer.
Leafy Greens
Spinach, kale, and Swiss chard are high in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. They contain lutein and zeaxanthin, which may help protect against cancer.
Carrots are rich in beta-carotene and other antioxidants that can help protect cells from damage.
Sweet Potatoes:
Sweet potatoes are high in beta-carotene, vitamins, and fiber, which may help reduce cancer risk.
Garlic and Onions:
These allium vegetables contain sulfur compounds that have been shown to have anti-cancer properties.
Bell peppers and chili peppers contain vitamins A and C, as well as capsaicin, which may have anti-can

Technically a fruit, tomatoes are high in lycopene, an antioxidant that has been linked to a reduced risk of breast cancer.
Berries:Blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries are rich in antioxidants, such as flavonoids and anthocyanins, which can help reduce oxidative stress and inflammation.
Citrus Fruits:
Oranges, lemons, limes, and grapefruits contain high levels of vitamin C and other antioxidants that can boost the immune system and protect cells from damage.
Apples are a good source of fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants like quercetin, which has been shown to have anti-cancer properties.
Pomegranates are rich in ellagic acid, a powerful antioxidant that may help inhibit cancer cell growth.
Red and purple grapes contain resveratrol, a compound that has been found to have anti-cancer properties.
Whole Foods: Focus on whole fruits and vegetables rather than processed or canned versions, which can have added sugars, salts, and preservatives that may negate some of their benefits.
There are 4 supplements that have known Breast cancer protective power. Vitamin d, selenium. Green tea extract, and Vitamin E , I like gamma E by life extension.
If you want to learn more about preventing breast cancer, especially in menopausal women ,you are invited to our free informational conference at my office on June 26 at 630 PM
Please RSVP at 321 6900003

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