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April 8, 2010 • Cancer Prevention, Healthy Eating & Nutrition, Healthy Living

Fruits and Vegetables – Health Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables – Breast Cancer Prevention

Plant-based diets scored another healthy victory thanks to investigators from Colorado State University.  After carefully following the diets of 34,028 Chinese women over 10 years, those who reported eating the most fruit, vegetables, and soy foods lowered their risk of developing breast cancer by 30 percent.  The cruciferous vegetables – broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, Brussels sprouts, and bok choy were the favored veggies in this breast-healthy bunch. (check out my Healthy Breasts Grocery List)  (American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, February 2010). Here are some other superstar foods for breast cancer protection.