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Top Ten Foods That Reduce Breast Cancer Risks

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Tip # 1: Tofu

Soy foods, including tofu, are high in isoflavones, potent anticancer agents. East Asian women with higher consumption of tofu and other soy foods have reduced rates of breast cancer. Cooking tip: buy extra firm, and wrap it in a towel between two plates for 2 hours to remove liquid before cooking; it will absorb the taste of everything around it.

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Did you know there are key foods that can reduce your risks for developing breast cancer? Discover the foods Robert Pendergrast, M.D., a graduate of the Fellowship at the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, recommends you eat.

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Wow! I just wrote about a new diet book targeted for women who have (or had) breast cancer called the Pink Ribbon diet. The foods that are recommended are very similar to that of the Mediterranean Diet: rich in vitamins/minerals, EFAs, detoxifying, minimizes visceral fat etc.

I just want to add that I cook with tofu quite often, and basically grew up eating it - funny I hated it as a kid but love it now. I've got a delicious recipe I invented for what I call "Tofu Steaks", mmm...


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