“Little Known” FACTS — For Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Did you know…
More than 70,000 breast cancer cases a year—40% of all cases—could be prevented with lifestyle measures. – American Institute for Cancer Research
Food is a powerful, yet largely untapped resource for disease prevention.
Many Diseases Are Preventable
Science shows many foods can prevent, halt or even reverse cancer, heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and other life-threatening chronic diseases. Over the past decade, the Angiogenesis Foundation has discovered and gathered evidence that fruits, vegetables, herbs, seafood, tea, coffee, and even chocolate contain natural substances — bioactives — that can prevent and intercept disease by influencing angiogenesis and other defense systems in the body. What we eat and drink is enormously impactful when it comes to preventing disease. – The Angiogenesis Foundation
Can We Eat to Starve Cancer?
Dr. William Li’s TED Talk has been seen by more than 9 million people.
The American Institute for Cancer Research funds and analyzes studies that investigate the links between lifestyle and cancer.
One of their research reviews examined lifestyle changes that could prevent breast cancer. The conclusion: More than 70,000 breast cancer cases a year—40% of all cases—could be prevented with lifestyle measures such as maintaining a healthy weight, breast feeding, eating well, exercising, and limiting alcohol consumption. –Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation
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