Want to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk? Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables.

PJ Hamel Health Guide December 08, 2012
  • A recently published study reveals that women can reduce their risk of breast cancer – either new cancer, or a recurrence – by eating fruits and vegetables high in carotenoids. What’s more, the study indicates that the protective effects of a high-carotenoid diet are more pronounced...

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  • Phyllis Johnson
    Health Guide
    Dec. 10, 2012

    I like your approach of adding more healthy fruits and vegetables, not subtracting the foods we like.  I already make smoothies with frozen fruit and yogurt.  I'm going to try your idea of adding some kale.  The only kale I ever had that I liked came fresh out of a friend's garden, so if the kale flavor seems too strong in the smoothie, I'll...

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    I like your approach of adding more healthy fruits and vegetables, not subtracting the foods we like.  I already make smoothies with frozen fruit and yogurt.  I'm going to try your idea of adding some kale.  The only kale I ever had that I liked came fresh out of a friend's garden, so if the kale flavor seems too strong in the smoothie, I'll try fresh spinach leaves, which I do like.  The nice thing about smoothies is that there are so many ways to use new fruits and vegetables in them.