For those who have concerns about their risk for breast cancer, there may not be a lot that they can do. However there is one important thing that can be done. Diet seems to be so important when it comes to overall health. In particular, the Mediterranean Diet has shown a lot of promise when it comes to health. The ingredients in this diet focus a lot on nutrient dense nonprocessed foods. They are all delicious and satisfying. What better way to reduce the risk of breast cancer, then to partake in a diet that truly can satisfy all of your tastes.
- A recent study reports that the Mediterranean diet may reduce the risk of estrogen-receptor-negative breast cancer, a type of the disease with a poor option for the treatment.
- The study included 62573 women ages 55 to 69 who tracked their diets with the guidelines of the Mediterranean diet spanning over 20 years starting in 1986.
- The plant-based diet with fish and monosaturated fat are key factors of the Mediterranean diet and have a positive effects on lowering breast cancer incidence.
“A study published in the International Journal of Cancer on Monday suggests that the Mediterranean diet may reduce the risk of estrogen-receptor-negative breast cancer, a postmenopausal form of the disease with a poor prognosis.”