Extra fruit, veg may not affect breast cancer outcomes
Doubling the five-a-day recommendations for fruit and vegetable
consumption does not provide any extra protection against the
recurrence of breast cancer, says a new study.
Black cohosh may halve breast cancer risk - study
Women taking supplements of black cohosh may cut their risk of
breast cancer by more than 50 per cent, suggests an epidemiological
study from the US.
More support that lignans may cut breast cancer risk
High intake of lignans from the diet could reduce the risk of
breast cancer by almost 30 per cent, suggests a new epidemiological
study from France.
Vitamin D again linked to lower breast cancer risk
Increased vitamin D levels during youth, from the sun and the diet,
may reduce the risk of breast cancer later in life by over 30 per
cent, suggests a new epidemiological study.
Flavonoid, lignan-rich diet linked to lower breast cancer risk
A flavonoid and lignan-rich diet may reduce the risk of developing
breast cancer in postmenopausal women by about 35 per cent,
suggests a new study.
Fibre could halve young women's breast cancer risk, says study
Pre-menopausal women who eat 30 or more grams of fibre a day could
cut their risk of breast cancer by 52 per cent, says a UK-based
Glyceollins from soybeans may stop breast cancer cell growth
A compound produced by specially grown soybeans may prove to be
successful in the prevention the growth and/or spread of breast
cancer, says a new study.
Low-fat diets cut breast cancer recurrence, says study
Cutting fat intake to 20 per cent of the daily total calories could
reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence by about 25 per cent,
researchers from the US have reported.
Soy during childhood linked to lower breast cancer risk
High consumption of soy-based foods during childhood could reduce
the risk of developing breast cancer later in life by 58 per cent,
say researchers from the US National Cancer Institute.
Are whole grains benefits passed on to offspring?
Eating more whole wheat during pregnancy may reduce the risk of
breast cancer in female offspring, if a study with rats can be
translated to humans.
Vitamin D levels linked to breast cancer progression
Increasing vitamin D levels may help curb the development and
progression of breast cancer, suggests a small study from Imperial
The growing science of lignans' health benefits
In the past 18 months, consumer awareness of plant lignans and
their human metabolites has grown with media coverage of studies
proposing health benefits. But where does the science stand at
Supplements + mag educate on natural products, cancer
Outreach is fundamental to future growth of the natural products
industry, and two long-time industry professionals have hit on a
two-part model, comprising a supplement line and a magazine, that
look set to boost education and get...
Strong evidence for lignans' breast cancer protection
A high intake of plant lignans could reduce the risk of breast
cancer for pre-menopausal women by 78 per cent, says new research
from Germany that adds significantly to the current body of
New study strengthens obesity-cancer link
Obesity has again been linked to an increased risk of cancer,
findings that constitute yet another building block in the wall of
pressure being built around the food industry.