Seven tips to avoid breast cancer

July 18, 2010 by  
Filed under Health & Wellness

Any woman may face of breast cancer, but can you minimize this risk, always informed, going to the doctor
and making good choices in life.
Although you can not control natural risk factors such as age and heredity, there are many things you could do. One of them would have to change your food habits, but there are also other things, some steps that you can take to prevent breast cancer.
1. Control your weight
Researchers have established a significant connection between obesity and breast cancer. It is very important to have a normal weight for your height and age or, if not, try to get near as much of it.
2. Be in shape!
If you exercise regularly, exercise will not only help you maintain a healthy weight, but also to banish fatigue from the body and avoid diseases caused by sedentary.
3. Remove fat from your diet
Several studies have shown a slight decrease risk of breast cancer in women who have eat very low fat content. If you limit your consumption of fat, this will have a marked influence on you and control your weight. Make sure that no more than 35% of daily caloric intake come from fat. At the same time, decrease consumption of foods rich in saturated fats.
4. Avoid alcohol
British researchers have found an increased breast cancer in women who drank an alcoholic beverage each day. So if you want to stay out of cancer, eliminate alcohol from your life.
5. Eat flaxseed
Risk of developing cancer of breast is related to estrogen levels and body content during your life. Phytoestrogens are a natural component of the body which reduces estrogen in the body circulation
6. Give up smoking
Grounded research showed a close relationship between breast cancer and smoking. The longer number of years you are a smoker, the greater the risk of breast cancer. An American study showed that women who smoke about a pack of cigarettes daily for 11 years, shows a 30-40% higher risk of getting breast cancer compared to a woman who does not smoke, if you already smoke, try quitting or even to reduce the portion of cigarettes daily.
7. Autoexaminate your breasts
You probably already know this, but it is good that someone to remind from time to time. Watch your health, and not let fatigue or ignorance dominate you. Familiarise yourself with the texture and density of your breasts, so being able to discover any changes that may occur.

Any woman may face of breast cancer, but can you minimize this risk, always informed, going to the doctorand making good choices in life.
Although you can not control natural risk factors such as age and heredity, there are many things you could do. One of them would have to change your food habits, but there are also other things, some steps that you can take to prevent breast cancer.
1. Control your weight
Researchers have established a significant connection between obesity and breast cancer. It is very important to have a normal weight for your height and age or, if not, try to get near as much of it.
2. Be in shape!
If you exercise regularly, exercise will not only help you maintain a healthy weight, but also to banish fatigue from the body and avoid diseases caused by sedentary.
3. Remove fat from your diet
Several studies have shown a slight decrease risk of breast cancer in women who have eat very low fat content. If you limit your consumption of fat, this will have a marked influence on you and control your weight. Make sure that no more than 35% of daily caloric intake come from fat. At the same time, decrease consumption of foods rich in saturated fats.
4. Avoid alcohol
British researchers have found an increased breast cancer in women who drank an alcoholic beverage each day. So if you want to stay out of cancer, eliminate alcohol from your life.
5. Eat flaxseed
Risk of developing cancer of breast is related to estrogen levels and body content during your life. Phytoestrogens are a natural component of the body which reduces estrogen in the body circulation
6. Give up smoking
Grounded research showed a close relationship between breast cancer and smoking. The longer number of years you are a smoker, the greater the risk of breast cancer. An American study showed that women who smoke about a pack of cigarettes daily for 11 years, shows a 30-40% higher risk of getting breast cancer compared to a woman who does not smoke, if you already smoke, try quitting or even to reduce the portion of cigarettes daily.
7. Autoexaminate your breasts
You probably already know this, but it is good that someone to remind from time to time. Watch your health, and not let fatigue or ignorance dominate you. Familiarise yourself with the texture and density of your breasts, so being able to discover any changes that may occur.

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