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Eat to Defeat Breast Cancer

Updated on July 1, 2011

Eat to Defeat Breast Cancer is being written during Breast Cancer Awareness Month; however this hub will contain information that women should want to do not only for the month of October, but for a lifetime. For years breast cancer has been one of the monsters in the closet that everyone is afraid of and no one seemed to be able to figure out a way to defeat it or prevent it. How do I know? Well, because I lost my sister (Marilyn) to this disease thirteen years ago. My sister a young vibrant mother of three contacted this disease way earlier than statistics said was possible and she lived six years longer than her doctors expected. Needless to say, I’m glad that the knowledge about breast cancer has improved over the years; however, there is yet to be a cure that works for everyone.

Breast Cancer Statistics: Women as well as men can contact breast cancer, although male cases of breast cancer are very low compared to women. In the United States, the National Cancer Institute has estimated the new cases and deaths from breast cancer for 2010 to be:

  • New cases: 207,090 (females) and 1970 (males)
  • Deaths: 39,840 (females) and 390 (males)

To me almost a quarter of a million people being affected by one disease is astounding. Just imagine that for years since breast cancer has been on the radar these statistics continue to occur year after year.

My research revealed that there are still mammograms on record taken back in the 1920s, and that breast cancer may be one of the oldest known forms of cancerous tumors within the human race. Dating back to Egyptian times of approximately 1600 BC, the Edwin Smith Papyrus documents describes tumors of the breast that were treated by cauterization with notations stating, “There is no treatment.”

Sorry, but just have to rant for a minute. It is just mind-blowing to me that we can figure out a way to send man to the moon numerous times, plan to possibly lived there one day, build a space station, and plan to go to Mars; however, we have yet to find a complete cure to this disease. Those odds just don’t add up to me. However, I'm glad to see that within the last couple of years at least researchers are beginning to have break-throughs that can possibly lead to better prevention and possible cures for more people.

The Importance of Eating Healthy

A few weeks ago I created a hub, Anti-Angiogenic Foods: Eat to Help Fight Cancer that reflected the work of Dr. William W. Li, MD – president and medical director of the Angiogenesis Foundation. Dr. Li's Foundation is a research center that studies anti- angiogenic foods that can help to defeat the growth of cancer. I learned of Dr. Li’s work through a Dr. Oz show and have been enthusiastic about his findings ever since. Please take the time later to read this hub as it reveals important tips on learning how to eat to defeat cancer. Since this week the HubMob is focusing on breast cancer month, I felt it would be a good time to focus on more foods that will starve cancer.

One powerful bit of information that Dr. Oz revealed during this particular show was that every human being has some forms of cancer growing within them during their lifetime. Research has shown that about 40 percent of the women participating in the study that were in their 40s had microscopic breast cancer; or what Dr. William Li refers to as, “cancer cells without disease.”

What to Eat to Defeat Breast Cancer

On the hub, Anti-Angiogenic Foods: Eat to Help Fight Cancer I revealed the five cancer fighting foods that Dr. William Li discussed on the Dr. Oz show which is: bok-choy, cooked tomatoes, flounder, strawberries, and artichokes. Be sure to review the hub for details about serving sizes and number of times a week on should eat these five foods.

Now that health and nutrition are being studied to fight cancer; research has revealed that there are numerous other foods that starve cancer.  So there is no need to feel confined to eating only 5 foods. One has the choice of implementing new foods throughout the week to enjoy. And the best part about this list is that if you are concerned about your weight or other ailments all on the list are healthy nutritious foods that you should be eating anyway.

More anti-angiogenesis foods

Now evidence is showing that cancerous cells are subject to appear in an individual’s body at any given time; it becomes important that one attempts to stay healthy by providing our families with the best nutrition. Ideally preventing cancer recurrence requires long-term management, a safe regimen with no or minimal adverse effects to provide an optimal profile for managing the disease.

Currently therapeutics for prevention or treatment of cancer is often highly toxic at effective doses. Food agents that inhibit angiogenesis (the process by which new blood vessels initiate and grow) offers great hope in cancer management. Since this week the HubMob is focusing on breast cancer awareness month, I felt it would be a good time to focus on more foods that will starve cancer. They are as follows:

Chinese Sweet Leaf Tea (Rubus suavissimus) -

LSU AgCenter is studying the Chinese sweet leaf tea, a native of the Guangxi-Guizhou regions of southwestern China which is said to be 300 times sweeter than cane sugar. LSU AgCenter researchers like the Angiogenesis Foundation are studying anti-angiogenic agents from botanical sources. Their research has found that sweet leaf tea water extract at a dose of 0.45 grams per pound of body weight completely and totally blocked blood-vessel initiation and growth in a human tissue-based angiogenesis test. So now they are attempting to figure out how to standardize the extract so that batch to batch qualities are controlled. Since this is not a chemical that can be measured and because it is natural there will be variations.

But, my thoughts are while scientists work on getting the dosage controlled. Why not enjoy a cup of the tea now? After all the Chinese has consumed it as a beverage for years. My research shows that this green tea can be purchased under the name Sweet Tea Extract or Chinese Blackberry Extract. Sweet tea contains abundant nutrition and microelements, such as Amino acid, Flavonoid, Polyphenol, Rubbusoside, Selenium, Germanium and Vitamin C; that offers support to one’s immune system as well as cancer fighting agents.

Maitake mushroom (Grifola frondosa) -

Maitake mushroom, a fungus has been eaten as food by the Asian people for thousands of years. It contains the polysaccharides, Lentinan, a powerful compound that helps to build the immune system.

Not only does it assists in treating cancer, but is also aides in relieving some of the side effects of chemotherapy for cancer. Because the maitake mushroom might decrease blood sugar levels do not consume if you are on diabetic medications. The research conducted on maitake mushroom is centered on cancer prevention by stimulating the immune system to fight off cancerous cells.

Sea Cucumber  (Holothuroidea)

Related to sea urchins and starfish the sea cucumber is a marine invertebrate that has a rich source of mucopolysaccharides.  In the 1990s, scientists have uncovered that sea cucumbers are active inhibitors of angiogenesis. People living in the South China seas for centuries, have used sea cucumbers in Chinese folk medicine. 

A research team in China published concrete evidence that philinopside A, a chemical extracted from a special sea cucumber species is able to suppress new blood vessel formation but also inhibit RTK binding of growth factors.   People that are allergic to seafood should be careful when attempting to implement this food item into their diet.  Chances are an individual will suffer the same allergic type of reaction as with other seafood.

more - Eat to Defeat Breast Cancer

Perhaps the above mentioned foods are a little to exotic for your taste; then here are some foods you might try adding to your diet...

Soybeans - (Glycine max)

Although breast cancer has increased in Japan over the last 30 years it is substantially low compared to Western countries. Studies have found that Japanese women are only one-fifth as likely to develop breast cancer as American and European women. Studies have also determined that it is not heredity alone; when Japanese women begin to eat a Western-style diet, their breast cancer rates increases.

Soy foods are rich in isoflavones, compounds that have been shown to have anticarcinogenic effects on hormone-related cancers in an experimental studies. Soybeans are among the most powerful anti-breast cancer dietary agents. Soy products such as soy milk, soy flour, soy protein concentrate, miso, and tofu help block estrogen receptors in the body.

Kale (Brassica oleracea) -  

A Korean study found that breast cancer incidence could be lowered with the consumption of kale. This dark green leafy vegetable is rich in folic acid and offers a main source of antioxidants to stimulate the immune system.  Kale is packed with the essential nutrients of calcium, iron, and lutein, in addition to having vitamins A, C, and K. 

 It has seven times the beta-carotene of broccoli, and is rich in chlorophyll and fiber.  Research has shown that the natural occurring photochemicals sulforaphanes and indoles of this vegetable may protect against cancer.  Sulforaphane helps to boost the body’s detoxification enzymes, which in turn helps to clear carcinoginc substances in a timely manner.  Kale is healthiest when steamed and not stir-fried; also since kale is a cruciferous vegetable it is important to chop it leaves at the time of preparation to release its essential nutrients.

More Breast Cancer Awareness Hubs

Nutrition Supplements for Breast Cancer Prevention was created to reflect whole foods as well as supplements that can help win the fight against breast cancer.

It discusses the importance of keeping a healthy immune system, the importance of taking vitamin D, as well as the importance of green tea, cruciferous vegetables, seaweed, olive oil and so much more.

Tattoos for Breast Cancer Survivors reveals one of the main reasons I’ve became passionate about eating healthy and the fight against the dis-ease of one’s body to cancer and other diseases. This hub provides information to breast cancer survivors that might be considering getting a tattoo to either cover scars, enhance their beauty, and or celebrating their survival. I must add that not a lot of research has been done on the effect of tattooing so if you are considering taking such action do your research thoroughly.

More Learning Activities

Take Dr. Oz's Breast Cancer Awareness Quiz and learn how much you know about breast cancer. It is estimated that 1 out of every 8 American woman will have to deal with this potentially deadly disease. However, again there are preventive measures that you can take to help to lower the risks. Losing fear and educating oneself is a start in the right direction.

Read Jennifer Griffin's story Fight Cancer with Food that she shared with O Magazine. Jennifer was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer and decided to fight by taking on a warrior attitude, eating to become healthy, and changing her lifestyle.

If you are looking for natural ways to prevent and or treat cancer another must read hub is Homepathic Cancer Remedy by Debby Bruck.   Debby provides a very detail look at the work of Dr. Ralph Moss and Dr. Moshe Frenkel, who have developed alternative and natural therapies for their breast cancer patients.


As stated earlier, on March 28, ’97 my sister Marilyn lost her battle with breast cancer; unfortunately back then there was not a lot of research or ‘concrete’ information on the natural ways of fighting cancer. Let’s put our armor on and fight to stay healthy ourselves and help to get our loved ones healthy as well. Breast cancer is the second deadliest form of cancer, lung cancer is number one. Since estrogen plays an important factor in the risk of breast cancer, diet becomes an important factor in prevention. So if you haven't already let's begin to Eat to Defeat Breast Cancer and other cancers as well. While this information is centered around breast cancer the foods mentioned will assist in fighting against all cancers in general.


Disclaimer: This information is solely for informational purposes. IT IS NOT INTENDED TO PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. Before engaging in any complementary medical technique, including the use of natural or herbal remedies, you should do your own research, and then consult your present physician. If your doctor does not believe in alternative medicines and you would like to give them a try then find a reputable doctor, TCM specialist, certified herbalist or naturopathist familiar with alternative medicines that can assist you in deciding what treatments might meet your specific needs.


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    • selmath profile image


      5 years ago from INDIA

      Liked your article it was very informative

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      6 years ago

      Wow! two thumbs up with you guys. This is the most informative article I have read about breast cancer.Keep it up! You can also visit our website and see some informative articles about breast cancer and win free breast cancer bracelets.

      Jay Japay

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      6 years ago from London, England

      Thanks for a wonderful and informative hub. I am a breast cancer survivor, 12 years now and throughout this time I have followed an anti-cancer diet full of they types of foods you recommend. I strongly believe that this healthy alternative diet, regular exercise and a positive mind set has brought me through thus far.

    • dilshadahmadpk profile image


      7 years ago

      thanks for share the great information about women's

    • Money Glitch profile imageAUTHOR

      Money Glitch 

      7 years ago from Texas

      Thanks for stopping by and commenting.

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      7 years ago

      That's the greatest cancer prevention. Great information.

    • Money Glitch profile imageAUTHOR

      Money Glitch 

      7 years ago from Texas

      @Hi Amino, I am so sorry for your loss, as you've read I too loss a sister to this disease. I also hope that a cure is found soon, but in the meantime individuals must focus on eating right and attempting to be healthier.

      @darryl - thanks for stopping by and sharing your thoughts.

    • darrylcrawford profile image


      7 years ago from Philadelphia PA to Tucson AZ.

      Thank you for letting us know your wealth of information. Proper diet is also very important. I lost 2 close members of my family to cancer and I agree with your hub. However please do consider read my hub which is a add on to help prevent cancer even more.

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      7 years ago

      I saw my sister go through losing her left breast to cancer and the emotional issues that came with that. I do hope a cure can be had with all of the money and research being put into breast cancer.

    • Money Glitch profile imageAUTHOR

      Money Glitch 

      7 years ago from Texas

      Great point CaribQueen; having loss my sister to this disease, I am happy that there are finally some 'much awaited' answers about prevention and hopefully finding a cure soon. Thanks for stopping by and commenting. :)

    • CARIBQUEEN profile image


      7 years ago

      MoneyGlitch: I have just read this hub which was quite informative. The foods mentioned in the hub to fight breast cancer are really healthy stuff. Most of us should get on this wagon (of healthy foods) and try to eliminate cancer. Thank you for the information.

    • Money Glitch profile imageAUTHOR

      Money Glitch 

      7 years ago from Texas

      I agree InfinityVal, it is good to see foods that you already like on the list. It makes it easier to eat healthy. Thanks for stopping by :)

    • InfinityVal profile image


      7 years ago from NNY

      Great helpful info. Glad to see some of my favorite foods on the list.

    • Money Glitch profile imageAUTHOR

      Money Glitch 

      8 years ago from Texas

      Thanks for the kind comments Lady B. I appreciate the time you spent reading my hub. Stay healthy and happy. :)

    • Ladybird33 profile image


      8 years ago from Fabulous USA

      What a GREAT hub! I learned a lot and appreciate you sharing your knowledge with us, very helpful. thank you.

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      Money Glitch 

      8 years ago from Texas

      Thanks Katie for stopping by and commenting. Eating healthy is the right thing to do for numerous reasons these days. Have a wonderful holiday! :)

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      8 years ago from I'm outta here

      Great report, I'm all about eating to be healthy and breast cancer is nothing to ignore. Thanks for the great tips on how to eat to defeat breast cancer. Peace :)

    • Money Glitch profile imageAUTHOR

      Money Glitch 

      8 years ago from Texas

      @Heart Felt Book - So glad that you found this hub useful. Losing my sister to this disease has made me passionate about sharing the information I find that might help someone else. Thanks for stopping by. :)

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      Cheri Taylor 

      8 years ago from New York, NY



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      Money Glitch 

      8 years ago from Texas

      @nifty@50- Yes, I agree Nifty it is definitely time for a cure! Thanks for stopping by and sharing your thoughts and leaving such kind comments. :)

      @Debby - Thanks so much for sharing your insight from a homeopathic aspect and of course for the link. :)

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      Debby Bruck 

      8 years ago

      Awesome research. I shall link to my page on Homeopathic Research dealing with Breast Cancer. I would like to make one note. I do not eat much "soy" like tofu or any food that contain soy. I do not even eat edamame, although I know it tastes yummy. However, the 'fermented' soy products such as miso, tempeh, natto and pickled tofu are excellent to support a woman concerned about breast cancer. Love, Debby

    • nifty@50 profile image


      8 years ago

      Diet and early detection are our best defenses against Cancer, many in my family have been touched by it and I pray for a cure. I know that your sister is proud of your efforts to alert others! Keep up the great hubs Money Glitch!

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      Money Glitch 

      8 years ago from Texas

      @Kavita T - Hello Kavita, I like to think that those health scares is our bodies warning us before something major happens. The key is to become proactive and take heed to the warnings. Thanks for stopping by and for the bookmarkimg. :)

      @R Talloni - You are welcome. And thanks for adding a comment to keep this one available for many people to learn. It is time that we find a cure for this disease. :)

    • RTalloni profile image


      8 years ago from the short journey

      Thanks much for sharing info. So glad to see comments that are helping keep this hub highlighted.

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      Kavita Trivedi-Kapoor 

      8 years ago from London

      I recently had a health scare and I tell you, it knocked me for six. Thanks for the info I have book marked this page

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      Money Glitch 

      8 years ago from Texas

      You are welcome, thanks for stopping by and commenting. :)

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      8 years ago

      Great Hub! Thanks for the awareness...

    • Money Glitch profile imageAUTHOR

      Money Glitch 

      8 years ago from Texas

      @jeanie.stecher – Yes jeanie, it does seem that more and more info is being provided as to reasons why one must make a conscious decision to eat healthy. In many cases it’s either eat healthy or take medications. Personally, I’d rather eat healthy. Thanks for stopping by and commenting. :)

      @anglnwu – Hi anglnwu, one of the things I found most interesting in my research was the observation that Asian women that started leaning more toward the American style of eating did have an increase in overall breast cancer percentages than those that stuck to their native foods. Needless to say, I’ve gotten interested in learning more about the Asian cuisine. Thanks for sharing your insight and I’m hoping to find the sweet tea as well.:)

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      Money Glitch 

      8 years ago from Texas

      @molson5070 – Yeah molson, I hated vegetables as a child, but, our mothers were exactly right in convincing us to eat them. I’m really glad that over the years I’ve grown to love lots of veggies. Thanks for sharing your thoughts. :)

      @edwardroman – Yes cancer does continue to be serious, but thank goodness some doctors are beginning to have some answers now-a-days. Thanks for the read Edward, I’m glad you loved the hub. :)

    • anglnwu profile image


      8 years ago

      Great informative hub. The sweet tea is new to me--got to try that one. Others like the Mitake mushroom and sea-cucumber are rather common ingredients in Chinese cooking. I must say I don't eat as much of these now that I'm in America. Thanks for sharing and now, I really need to go the Asian market to stock up on Mitake mushroom. Rated useful.

    • jeanie.stecher profile image


      8 years ago from Seattle

      This is a very helpful article Money Glitch. Another good one. Indeed that breast cancer is one of the deadly cancer these times and eating healthy foods as suggested would be much of help to avoid this disease.

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      8 years ago from New York

      Yeah, cancer is a serious issue nowadays. I love your hub and ideas!

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      8 years ago from State College, Pa

      This is a great Hub. I've read that eating fruits and vegetables also shows down cell growth and makes it more likely for your body to fix the DNA error before it grows into cancer. Mom always told me to eat my vegetables, I guess she was right!

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      Money Glitch 

      8 years ago from Texas

      Thank you ListLady for stopping by and sharing your experience sea cucumbers and mushrooms. And thanks for the rating. :)

    • TheListLady profile image


      8 years ago from New York City

      Great informative hub - and yes, let's eat right for a lifetime. I'm glad to see the mushrooms. When I lived in S. Korea, sea cucumbers were very common - so are tons of different mushrooms. A very healthy people.

      Rated up! Thanks a million!

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      Money Glitch 

      8 years ago from Texas

      Hi Becky - Thanks for stopping by and sharing your story of loss loved ones. Unfortunately, it seems that just about everyone has loss someone and or know someone that has. I'm glad you found the hub informative; please share it with others. In honor of our love ones let continue to help in anyway we can to find a cure. Namaste'

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      8 years ago from Oklahoma

      I'm so sorry to hear you lost your sister, Marilyn to this terrible disease. I lost my mother and a cousin to cancer. I must say that this is one of the best hubs I've found, concerning cancer and breast cancer in particular. I learned a great deal from your article today. Thanks for sharing.

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      Money Glitch 

      8 years ago from Texas

      @Team GBG USA - Hey Keith, yeah gotta love those beans, cause they are good for the heart and make you pass gas, right. LOL! Thanks for stopping by and adding a little humor. :)

      @stephhicks68- Thanks for the condolences Steph. And you are right that the vegan diet does add life to many survivors; unfortunately, my sister caught pneumonia during her fight which threw her out of remission and into a downward spiral that she never was able to recover from. Thanks for sharing your insight on this disease that we must find a cure for. Namaste'

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      Stephanie Hicks 

      8 years ago from Bend, Oregon

      Money Glitch, I am sorry you lost your sister to breast cancer. A good friend of mine lost her sister this summer to the disease, as well. Her sister showed great promise in following a vegan diet - the doctors thought that it gave her at least another 18-24 months of life. Great hub - rated up!

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      Team GBG USA 

      8 years ago

      Great info!

      I'm such a fan of those beans! lol.


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      Money Glitch 

      8 years ago from Texas

      @Dink96 – I agree it is all about the Phama $$$$$$. I recall reading an article that stated they focused on making medicines that make them the most money. At least with fruits and veggies, if the cost gets too high you can grow your own. LOL! Thanks for your kind comments. :)

      @BadCompany77. – Thank you for the compliment. Now you know teeth grinding and headaches go hand in hand with stress. I’ve been doing that here lately, as well, mine is the new job that I have. Think I will do some research on it… Thanks for stopping by moi friend. :)

      @almasi – Hi almasi, thanks for the rating and taking the time to read and comment. Namaste’ :)

    • almasi profile image


      8 years ago

      A very informative and useful hub. Thanks

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      8 years ago

      Another great hub MG now do me a big favour and do a hub on how to stop teeth grinding, I have been doing it for weeks and the headaches it gives me are too much, yer the girl who can do it, loves ya ; ) xo

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      8 years ago from Phoenix, AZ

      Great hub. Going to check out Dr. Li's website also. I'm with you in that it's interesting that we still don't have a cure for breast cancer. Why? Pharma $$$$$ honey. Keep on writing. Love your stuff.

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      Money Glitch 

      8 years ago from Texas

      @OM - Hi Om, LOL! I've looked at pictures of the sea cucumber being prepared and I'm a little squeamish of strange-looking things. :0 So if you try it please let me know if it is good. Thanks for stopping by and commenting. :)

      @Susie D - Hi Susie, I hope that including the foods from this list helps you to defeat breast cancer for good as well. Please be sure to check out my other hub mentioned above on Anti-Aniogenic Foods:Eat to Help Fight Cancer and see Dr. William Li's website for more details on his work and findings. Thanks for the read and sharing your story. I wish you health and wellness in your future. Namaste' :)

    • SUSIE DUZY profile image


      8 years ago from Delray Beach, Florida

      Good information. I recently had breast cancer myself and found this information helpful. Hope it works

    • Om Paramapoonya profile image

      Om Paramapoonya 

      8 years ago

      Great hub (as usual)! I actually eat most of these cancer-fighting foods on a regular basis. Now I'll try to eat them even more often. Not sure if I have tried the sea cucumber. But you got me quite interested! I like strange-looking food lol

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      Money Glitch 

      8 years ago from Texas

      @brandrocker - Thanks for stopping by and sharing your thoughts. It is unfortunate that at times love ones choose not to do what is healthy for them. :)

      @Mieka - Thanks for the condolences. You are right losing love ones are hard. With my sister I try to honor her memory by at least once a year sharing her story in hopes of helping someone else. Thanks for stopping by for a read and please pass it on. Namaste'

    • Mieka profile image


      8 years ago

      A beautifully written hub. I am very sorry for the loss of your sister. Losing siblings is one of the hardest things to deal with. Great hub, and hopefully it will help many others!

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      8 years ago

      Lost my aunt few years ago... Healthy diet and disciplined life helps a lot in the battle. She, unfortunately did not follow either.

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      Money Glitch 

      8 years ago from Texas

      @Ingenira – Thanks for stopping by Ingenira, I glad that you got some of your questions answered through this hub. Take Care! :)

      @K9keystrokes - You are welcome and I sincerely hope that this hub will help others to focus on the fact that what we eat can have an impact on what helps or harms our chances of fighting sickness and disease. Thank you K9, for stopping by and showing your support. :)

    • Money Glitch profile imageAUTHOR

      Money Glitch 

      8 years ago from Texas

      @franciaonline – Hi Francia, I like your sentence, “my weapons are fruits and vegetables, exercise and a positive disposition.” I agree that one must have that positive outlook on things to win as well. Thanks for stopping by, sharing your story and your thoughts. May you continue to be a beacon of light for others as you journey forward on your destiny. Namaste’

      @Spider Girl – Hi, Spider Girl. I drink a lot of green tea as well throughout the day. It just seems to make me feel better and it is just so good for so many different ailments along with being packed with antioxidants. Thanks for all the great ratings. :)

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      India Arnold 

      8 years ago from Northern, California

      Wonderful as usuall Money Glitch. Eating to defend yourself against breast cancer is a very grand idea. So often we don't think about the things that get put into our body. Your hub brings enlightenment and direction for those who need it. Thank you for your super research and excellent selections.


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      8 years ago

      I have been quite concerned about this issue, and I am glad you made a hub out of it and answered my questions. Thanks.

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      Spider Girl 

      8 years ago from the Web

      An awesome, information-packed hub MG! I've had some breast issues in the past and since then I'v been eating quite healthy. My gynecologist recommended taking green tea thrice a day since research shows it prevents cancer cells to grow! Rated useful + awesome, plus voted up!

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      8 years ago from Philippines

      Hi Money Glitch,

      A very informative hub!

      I'm fighting my own cancer battle - cancer of the endometrium and my weapons are fruits and vegetables, exercise and a positive disposition. Those you mentioned are among my list except. Not all are available in our country though.

      More and more I am convinced that natural healing is a superior method to radiation and chemotherapy.

      You'll be helping a lot of people with your hub. Thanks.



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