Now a days Breast cancer is one of the most frequent forms of cancer specially in metro cities in India which affecting women a lot, Certainly your food and daily diet has a important role to play to reduce the disease risk, so making right food choices could minimize the risk from suffering in the long run. Lets know if there any particular diet plan that could fight the disease risk, According to a new study, there is a plant-based diet plan that could fight cancer.
Plant-based diet - How does a plant-based diet affect breast cancer risk?
According to American Society for Nutrition's recent annual meeting at NUTRITION 2022, research was presented that revolved around the implications of diet on breast cancer risk. The research data found people who ate less meat were 14 per cent less prone to breast cancer. However, this applied to only those people who had a habit of eating healthy plant-based foods as eating unhealthy foods and drinks could spike cancer risk by 20 per cent. A healthy plant-based diet can includes foods like vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts etc.
Study also revealed the benefits of eating healthy plant-based foods and the negative effects of eating too much refined and processed foods such as chips and french fries that are high in sodium, saturated fats and hidden sugars.
Does a plant-based diet fight disease risk - How?
Plant-based diet if it balanced and well planned, can reduce the risk of cancer by nourishing the body with essential minerals, nutrients, fibre, phytonutrients and antioxidants that reduce oxidative stress and inflammation. Antioxidants prevent the healthy cells from going through mutation and forming a tumor.
It is essential to make the right and healthy food choices in terms of diet like potatoes are not unhealthy, but if deep-fried with lot of salt, they become unhealthy. Always keep an close watch on your weight gain, obesity, change you lifestyle and food habit accordingly. Remember maintaining a healthy and plant based diet not only mitigate risk of breast cancer also helps you to manage a healthy future for you and your family.