Alcoholic Beverages: The over indulgence of alcoholic beverages increases your risk of developing breast cancer. Do not drink more than one 12 oz. bottle of beer, one 5 oz. glass of wine or one 1.5 oz. serving of liquor a day.
Apples: Eat one apple or drink 8 oz. of apple cider a day. Apples are rich in potent antioxidants, such as phytochemicals, which are nonnutritive plant chemicals that helps protect your cells from damage that can lead to breast cancer.
Beans: Eat at least two cups of beans, such as pinto or great northern, a week. Beans are low-fat and rich in flavonols, a subclass of flavonoids, which are plant based compounds with powerful antioxidants that fights against cancer.
Eggs: Eat one egg a day. Eggs are rich in choline, a water-soluble nutrient that helps prevent cancerous tumors from forming.
Folic Acid: Take 600 mg of folic acid a day. This B Complex vitamin helps delay the growth of abnormal cells before they have a chance of turning cancerous.
Green Leafy Vegetables: Eat 1 ½ cups of green leafy vegetables a day. Vegetables such as broccoli, brussel sprouts and cabbage are packed with indoles, which are natural compounds and an anti-cancer antioxidant that helps decrease the growth of tumors.
Ground Flax: Add 2 Tbsp. of ground flax to your diet daily. Flax is packed with natural chemical compounds called lignans, a major class of phytoestrogens that helps maintain normal hormone balance and slows the growth of cancer cells.
Oranges: Eat one orange or drink 8 oz. of orange juice a day. Oranges are packed with beta carotene, a good source of vitamin A that helps strengthen the immune system.
Vitamin D: Take 400 IU of Vitamin D a day. This fat-soluble supplement helps counteract the tissue damaging toxins than can lead to break cancer.