Researchers agree that walnut rich diets suppress the growth and development of breast tumors and suggest that adding walnuts to a healthy diet may reduce the risk of breast cancer as well as colorectal cancer, both of which are two of the most prevalent cancers in women.
A recently published study finds low blood levels of vitamin D may promote more aggressive breast tumors.
The relationship between between low vitamin D levels and higher risk of developing breast cancer has been previously documented in numerous studies. Women with inadequate intake of Viamin D or with low blood levels (below 55ng/ml) have very poor prognosis and higher risk of metastatic disease and death from breast cancer.
Women need to know their risk of Breast Cancer. If you know your risk you can take action and engage in Breast Cancer Prevention. You can address lifestyle changes. You can prevent cancer and cultivate health. You can learn about alternative cancer resources that focus on health and not disease.
Watch this video by Dr. Deborah Rhodes, M.D. from her December 2010 talk at TEDWomen on why mammograms are not enough for early detection of breast cancer in women with dense breasts. Are you one of the many women who are not getting the right breast screening to prevent breast cancer?