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9 Foods for Breast Cancer Prevention

5 Foods for Breast Cancer Prevention

Lower your risk with these breast cancer diet suggestions.

You can lower your risk for breast cancer by reaching for the right foods, according to recent research. “A woman can cut her chance of cancer by as much as two-thirds with good nutrition and weight management,” says Cheryl L. Rock, Ph.D., R.D., professor of family and preventive medicine at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine. “Even a woman who carries the BRCA1 or 2 gene [two genetic mutations that up a woman’s risk] can reduce her risk.” Fill your diet with lean protein and plentiful produce—to help keep your weight in check and provide cancer-fighting compounds.

By Holly Pevzner for EatingWell
September/October 2011

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