Diet and Breast Cancer

Diet & Breast Cancer

Most people know that changes in diet are recommended for people with heart disease, vascular disease, hypertension, kidney disease, and more. But why aren’t we talking about cancers? A recently published study has linked healthy eating with a decrease in the reoccurrence of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. Listen, we’ve known for decades, maybe even longer, that cancer is a metabolic disease. What most greatly affects your metabolism? Your diet! Hopefully this paper will help push the medical establishment into his creating dietary guidelines for women post breast cancer diagnosis to help increase their survival rate without the extreme use of drugs and radiation. Check out the link below to learn more.

Recently published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health were the results of the largest to-date meta-analysis of 8 cohort studies examining the relationship between dietary change and mortality following a diagnosis of invasive breast cancer. Previously published data suggest that most women do not substantially change eating patterns following a diagnosis; for example, 72% of postmenopausal women in the Women’s Health Initiative had a relatively stable diet following diagnosis, while 19% and 9% increased or decreased their diet quality, per the Healthy Eating Index (HEI).

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