October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! I wanted to ensure that you are aware of the steps you can take today to reduce your risk of developing this disease. At the top of the list, a plant-based diet has been shown to reduce breast cancer risk, while studies have also shown that meat, cheese and high fat diets can increase this risk by up to 50%.
Here are some to include and avoid in order to lower your risk of breast cancer and also a few healthy habits you should adopt:
To your health,
Dona Cooper-Dockery, MD