Foods That Fight Breast Cancer | BlackDoctor

    Foods That Fight Breast Cancer

    ( — What are the best anti-breast cancer foods? While nothing is 100% guaranteed to prevent cancer (yet), doctors and nutrition experts agree that certain foods do work harder to protect the body.

    To Start…

    Change just one component of your diet at a time; focus first on what seems easiest to you. Don’t ever forget that every little change is potentially helpful, and any change is better than none!

    Why Do Experts Like Selenium?

    The latest research shows that organic forms of selenium, a trace mineral in plants and grain-fed animal protein, may guard against breast cancer by normalizing the body’s circadian rhythms (the internal clock that regulates how many estrogen receptors — often linked to the disease — your cells produce). Get your beneficial daily dose, 55 micrograms, with the selenium-rich foods here and double down on their other health perks.

    Tuna & Salmon
    3 ounces light, canned in oil: 65 micrograms selenium
    Also contains:
    B6: helps the immune system
    Niacin: lowers cholesterol

    4 ounces, cooked: 43 micrograms selenium
    Also contains:
    Iron: fights fatigue
    Protein: builds muscle

    Portobello Mushrooms

    1 cup, grilled and sliced: 27 micrograms selenium
    Also contains:
    Potassium: regulates heart function

    Low-Fat 2% Cottage Cheese
    1/2 cup: 11 micrograms selenium
    Also contains:
    Calcium: strengthens bones

    In addition to the above cancer-fighters containing selenium, your daily diet should also include:

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