Can a Mediterranean Diet Lower Breast Cancer Risk?

A recent report in the New England Journal of Medicine indicates that a Mediterranean diet can lower a person’s risk of developing heart disease. As Dr. Maizes of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine explains, a Mediterranean diet is rich in fruits, vegetables and legumes (beans and lentils). Veggies such as broccoli, brussel sprouts, kale may help reduce the risk of breast cancer because of the way they alter the metabolism of estrogen to safer forms. Watch now to learn more!

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