8 Lifestyle changes that will reduce recurrence of breast cancer

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The 8 Lifestyle changes shared in this article has helped many women to survive breast cancer who were at risk. These lifestyle changes have been proven scientifically and will reduce the reoccurrence of breast cancer dramatically.

1. Exercise 3-5 hours per week

Patients that exercise 30 minutes six times a week have a 50% greater chance of survival than patients who do not exercise.

2. Drink 3 cups of green tea or take 300-600mg green tea extract capsules

The benefit is a 31% reduction in recurrence in breast cancer.


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  • Reduce total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol
  • Reduce visceral fat
  • Reduce nonalcohol fatty

3. A healthier diet that consists of less dietary fat, more fibre vegetables and fruit

In a postmenopausal study, it was proven that this group of patients had improved overall survival after breast cancer survival.

4. Eat at least five vegetables, have a green juice that consist at least of five veggies and eat three fresh fruits daily

A high carotenoid content diet is associated with breast-cancer-free survival and another study found a reduced risk for new breast cancer.

5. Eat one daily serving of organic soy foods

It can reduce recurrence of breast cancer with 15-30% and reduce all-cause mortality with 15-30%.

6. Consume less than three alcoholic beverages per week

Survivors of breast cancer who consumed 3-4 alcoholic beverages weekly had a 1.3 fold increased risk of recurrence and 1.5 fold increased risk if they were obese.

7. Lose weight, reduce body mass index, reduce body fat and reduce waist to hip ratio to less than or equal to 0.85

A BMI of less than 25 and a waist to hip ratio of 0.85 or less will increase survival rates of breast cancer.

8. Antioxidants

Take a variety of antioxidants because they work synergistically as a team. Check your levels with the Pharmanex BioPhotonic Scanner regularly and keep your levels high.

End note

I honour all the women who survived breast cancer. Please make your friends aware of the preventative lifestyle advice by sharing this article so that we can reduce breast cancer recurrence worldwide.

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Dr James Liddell is an Integrated Healthcare Specialist (B.Pharm; M.Pharm; PhD; SAPC and PSSA registered) specialising in integrating different disciplines of healthcare to ensure holistic healthcare solutions. With 25 years experience as a Pharmacist, Dr of Nutrition and Complementary & Alternative Medicine Healthcare Practitioner, he believes lifestyle is ultimately the key to optimal health; a good nutritional foundation combined with sound emotional health are the fundamentals to what he calls ‘the optimal health zone’.