• Aynsley Fisher

How To Decrease Risk Of Breast Cancer Through Diet and Exercise



Carotenoids and cruciferous vegetables are examples of foods that may protect against breast cancer.


How to decrease risk of breast cancer through diet and exercise:


High vegetable consumption (ER negative breast cancer)


High intake of carotenoids (found in sweet potatoes, carrots, pumpkin, yellow squash, cantaloupe, apricots, spinach, kale, mango, red peppers, tomatoes)


Cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, kale, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, bok choy)


BreastDefend (a botanical supplement made of mushrooms, herbs, and natural compounds derived from cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli) ( triple negative breast cancer)


Mushrooms, mushrooms combined with green tea (even more protective)


Coffee (5 or more cups a day) ( ER negative breast cancer)


Lignans (found in flaxseed and whole grains such as brown rice, lentils)


Soy ( those with breast cancer should check with their doctor)


Exercise (7 hours a week decreased risk by 16%)


Mediterranean diet (olive oil, fish, whole grains, vegetables, fruits, legumes)