Tag: breast cancer
A recent study from the University of Guelph is said to be the first of its kind to provide “unequivocal” evidence that Omega-3 fatty acids can actually prevent cancer, specifically breast cancer. The study found that a lifelong diet rich in omega 3′s can actually inhibit breast cancer tumor growth by a whopping 30%.
Looking at sulforaphane, a compound found in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables, scientists found that it can work to not only suppress tumor growth, but also stop the spread or onset of cancer.
The health benefits of cruciferous vegetables like broccoli and cabbage are near countless. Many of these vegetables are able to prevent obesity, protect against heart disease, and even prevent cancer. In one recent study, researchers with Baylor College of Medicine have found a compound from these valuable veggies can actually kill cancer cells.
BPA has been linked to numerous negative health effects in countless studies. The worst part? While the Food and Drug Administration considered banning the chemical in March of 2012, the ban was denied, and BPA continue to be ubiquitous. So what exactly does mean? It means the entire U.S. is still subjected to the chemical’s negative effects. Here are 7 nasty effects of BPA.
In some of the latest, exciting research, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Saint Louis University Susana Gonzalo, Ph.D., found that vitamin D could be a possible treatment for women suffering from a deadly form of breast cancer.
Everyone knows that this is a horrible disease – including corporations. These companies have made a pretty penny by playing on people’s passionate feelings about cancer. Here are 3 ways the pink ribbon misleads you.
In addition to all the information we know already regarding the benefits of vegetables, researchers reviewing eight different studies recently found another reason to make sure you are getting your daily supply of fresh produce—breast cancer prevention.
Although having women in your family with breast cancer may increase your risk of developing the disease, there are other risk factors as well—things you actually have control over. In fact, there are a number of breast cancer prevention tips everyone should know about.