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30 Foods That Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Eat This, Not That! Logo By © Provided by Eat This, Not That! of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 31: By The Editors of Eat This, Not That!There's a surprising place to begin your fight against breast cancer—your kitchen pantry.One in eight women will be affected by breast cancer in her lifetime. Most recently, Julia Louis-Dreyfus announced she is one of those women currently battling the disease.Behind heart disease, cancer is the second highest killer of American women. Breast cancer, in particular, is the most common.Although many risk factors for breast cancer are out of your control, such as genetic factors like having the BRCA1 or 2 gene, there is evidence to support that a healthy lifestyle that includes exercise and a nutrient-dense diet may affect your risk of cancer. In fact, experts estimate that we may be able to prevent as many as 1 out of every 10 cancer cases simply by changing what we eat.While no single food is guaranteed to keep you cancer-free, shifting your diet to include more of these foods that can help fight breast cancer wouldn’t hurt. Below, we’ve listed some of these nutritional stars. Breast cancer isn't the only ailment that affects women disproportionately. Find out which other foods are great for girls with these 50 Healthiest Foods For Women!

30 Foods That Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

By The Editors of Eat This, Not That!

There's a surprising place to begin your fight against breast cancer—your kitchen pantry.

One in eight women will be affected by breast cancer in her lifetime. Most recently, Julia Louis-Dreyfus announced she is one of those women currently battling the disease.

Behind heart disease, cancer is the second highest killer of American women. Breast cancer, in particular, is the most common.

Although many risk factors for breast cancer are out of your control, such as genetic factors like having the BRCA1 or 2 gene, there is evidence to support that a healthy lifestyle that includes exercise and a nutrient-dense diet may affect your risk of cancer. In fact, experts estimate that we may be able to prevent as many as 1 out of every 10 cancer cases simply by changing what we eat.

While no single food is guaranteed to keep you cancer-free, shifting your diet to include more of these foods that can help fight breast cancer wouldn’t hurt. Below, we’ve listed some of these nutritional stars. Breast cancer isn't the only ailment that affects women disproportionately. Find out which other foods are great for girls with these 50 Healthiest Foods For Women!

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