Breast Cancer Facts and Insights

 

According to data provided on the breastcancer.org website about 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. About 85% of breast cancers occur in women who have no family history of breast cancer. These occur due to genetic mutations that happen as a result of the aging process and life in general, rather than inherited mutations.

So what do you need to know to prevent the occurrence of breast cancer? There are some links to lifestyle including nutrition and exercise.

Consumption of plant based foods can lower estrogen levels. Animal foods can elevate estrogen levels. Breast cancer risk is lower when you maintain a normal body weight, limit alcohol consumption and eat mostly plant foods. No amount of alcohol is considered safe when if comes to breast cancer. 

The risk of breast cancer increases when you consume well done meat. The amount of cholesterol consumed may also play a role in the development and progression of breast cancer....

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Body's Ability to Heal Itself

physical health wellness Mar 28, 2019

The human body is amazing in it's ability to heal itself. It can be from something as small as a cut finger or broken blood vessel to heart disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer. Our bodies want to heal themselves and many times they will if given the opportunity and the right circumstances.

It's been proven that a Whole Foods Plant Based diet can prevent many Western illnesses or reverse them if already contracted. I recommend you read How Not To Die by Michael Greger, MD and The China Study by T. Colin Campbell, PhD and Thomas M. Campbell II, MD to learn more.

I attended a lecture given by Thomas Campbell on the topic of Diet and Breast Cancer in April of 2017. It lead me to read The China Study, The China Study Solution and How Not To Die. As a breast cancer survivor, it was at that point that I adopted a Whole Foods Plant Based diet.

It also piqued my interest in holistic wellness. Holistic medicine is a form of healing that considers the whole person - body, mind,...

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