Although there are no guarantees, you can take some steps to help prevent breast cancer:
Maintain a healthy weight.
Limit your use of alcohol. If you drink, you may be able to decrease your risk of breast cancer by taking a folate supplement.
Follow a healthy diet low in fat and high in cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, Brussels sprouts and cauliflower).
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