Category Archives: Diet & Exercise

Drinking as few as one alcoholic beverage a day can increase your breast cancer risk, according to a new report released today by the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund. The good news is that … Continue reading

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Fear of breast cancer is widespread, yet many women don’t realize that adopting protective living habits may help keep it at bay. The habits described in this story from the New York Times may also help to ward off other … Continue reading

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A new study finds the Mediterranean diet reduced the risk of developing one of the deadliest forms of breast cancer, in this report from Huffington Post. The study, published by the International Journal of Cancer found that the Mediterranean diet … Continue reading

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Women with breast cancer receive confusing messages about soy-based foods, including soy milk, edamame and tofu. Some studies have suggested the estrogen-like compounds in soy — called isoflavones — may inhibit the development or recurrence of breast cancer. In contrast, … Continue reading

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New research reveals exercise helps those battling the fatigue caused by cancer and by its treatment — and usually does it better than drugs do, in this report from NBC News. Karen Mustian of the University of Rochester Medical Center … Continue reading

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­Do lifestyle changes affect whether a woman remains ­cancer-free after treatment? That is the question raised in this report from the Washington Post. After reviewing data from 67 studies of women with breast cancer that examined the effect of various … Continue reading

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You may have seen some scary headlines about meat being linked to cancer, but don’t blame protein. It turns out that eating a moderate amount of protein doesn’t appear to cause breast cancer. In fact, protein may offer protective effects … Continue reading

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Patients with early breast cancer who are socially isolated have a higher risk of dying from their disease, a new study suggests, was reported by CNN. Women with fewer social ties — to friends, family, community and religious groups, as … Continue reading

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