Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women All women are at risk for breast cancer, however that risk increases with age. Women should begin routine screening for breast cancer at the age of 50, and women under age 50 should consult their health care provider about screening.
Tips To Prevent Breast Cancer :
Drink Alcohol Moderately
The rule is one drink a day. A glass of red wine is great. Red wine possesses phytochemicals. When we drink let’s savor the taste and enjoy it. Other options are water, tea or coffee. Tea and coffee have antioxidants too. And ditch the soda!
Maintain a Healthy Weight
Being overweight or obese can increase your risk of developing breast cancer because fat cells produce small amounts of estrogen, which can fuel some cancers.
A Healthy Diet
A diet high in fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, grains is often touted as the healer of all kinds of illnesses. This is partly true as food plays an incredibly huge role in your healthcare. You are what you eat is one of the most accurate statements ever made. However, a healthy diet alone will not protect you from cancer.
The yellow spice most often found in curry is truly a disease-fighting powerhouse. Besides its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties, the active ingredient in turmeric, curcumin, has shown promising activity in inhibiting breast cancer cell growth.
Not only will working out help you maintain a healthy weight, exercising itself has been shown to reduce your risk of developing cancer.