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Breast Cancer

In case there was any doubt to Vitamin D’s importance, a new study has found that women with high Vitamin D levels were twice as likely to survive breast cancer as those with low Vitamin D levels—such a strong finding, in fact, that the researchers recommended that Vitamin D be added to the treatment plan […]

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Stopping Cholesterol Cancer

November 29, 2013

Not really what you want to hear the day after a big Thanksgiving meal. But scientists have found the mechanism tying cholesterol to increased breast cancer rates. Cholesterol is broken down into 27HC, which can mimic estrogen and encourage the growth of breast cancer. In mice, the presence of 27HC causes rapid growth of tumors. […]

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Breast cancer, of all cancers, actually has a good prognosis. Cancer treatments have come far over the last 15 years, and most are very treatable. Breast cancer is one of those—but you need to be aware, and you need to catch it early! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While you would have to live […]

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Postmenopausal breast cancer survivors has a 30% lower likelihood of breast cancer mortality when they took a multivitamin with minerals, according to new research. That’s a big number, so while a confirmation study is needed, it’s a safe bet there’s a benefit to supplementing. Headlines seem to go back and forth on vitamin & mineral […]

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Teen girls who regularly ate peanut butter (or peanuts, or other nuts as fat) were 39% less likely to develop breast cancer later in life—that’s a big number! But don’t worry peanut allergy sufferers. There’s some less studied evidence that other legumes may have the same benefit. I want to add an addendum, however. The […]

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