1. Do: Eat good fats (avocado, coconut, fish, olives, nuts, flaxseed, etc.) and use oils made from them.
Don’t: Heat oil that does not have a high smokepoint (olive oil should not be heated)
2. Do: Eat more fish – preferably low in mercury and from the ocean http://www.epi.state.nc.us/epi/fish/safefish.html
Don’t: Order fried fish if you are not sure where it is from (frying may seal some of the chemicals within the fat of the fish) - Read more: http://www.thedailygreen.com/environmental-news/breast-cancer-risk-factors/prevent-breast-cancer-pcbs-fish-47092513#ixzz1abxGMjUm
3. Do: Switch to non-aluminum bakeware
Don’t: Use aluminum based deodorants, baking powder, etc.
4. Do: Try natural ways to balance hormones (exercise, weight loss, acupuncture, etc)
Don’t: do hormone replacement therapy - cancer.about.com/od/breastcancer/tp/preventbreast.htm
5. Do: Avoid or minimize alcohol - Alcohol use is the most well established dietary risk factor for breast cancer. The Harvard Nurses' Health study. womenshealth.about.com/od/cancerprevention/a/10stepsprevbcan.htm
Don’t: Grill with high heat. Use slower method of cooking on the grill. Scrape off any char that results from cooking. PAHs (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), another source of estrogenic pollutants linked with increased risk for breast cancer.are found in the char of heavily grilled meats and fish. - http://www.thedailygreen.com/environmental-news/breast-cancer-risk-factors/prevent-breast-cancer-PAHs-exhaust-47100120#ixzz1abwRZHrs
6. Do: Avoid Spot removers and dry cleaning that contains PCE or Perk – perchloroethylene
Don’t: – limit antibiotics as much as possible - the more often you take antibiotics, the higher your breast cancer risk. A study of more than 10,000 women revealed double the breast cancer risk among those who took antibiotics for more than 500 cumulative days (the equivalent of about 25 prescriptions) over an average of 17 years compared with women who never took the drugs. – from Ladies Home Journal - http://www.lhj.com/health/conditions/cancer/10-ways-to-prevent-breast-cancer-today/?page=2
7. Do: Avoid use of cadmium (NiCd) batteries (used especially for small electronics because of ease of recharging), although until recently it was also widely used in the manufacture of pigments, metal coatings, and plastics. Cadmium is also found in cigarette smoke. Cadmium is an estrogen-mimicking chemical that has been linked to early puberty (a known risk factor for breast cancer) as well as differences in mammary tissue structure that has been found to be a breast cancer risk factor.
Don’t - Smoke (see cadmium info above)
8. Do: Exercise and maintain healthy weight (more fat = more estrogen)
Don’t: Consume genetically modified grain (corn, wheat, etc)
Study Reveals a 25% increase in breast cancercompared to matched controls on another diet. ...
9. Do: Fill at least half your plate with organic veggies -www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org/?page_id=58
Don’t: Be fooled into thinking that it cost more to eat healthy. Be an organic insider: http://www.beyondorganicinsider.com/becomeaninsider.aspx?enroller=0000044495
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