Eat a Mediterranean diet to lower your Breast Cancer risk by 68%

Eat a Mediterranean diet to lower your Breast Cancer risk by 68%

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Even the healthiest of us can have breast cancer due to several factors. But there are ways to prevent it too and one of them is following a Mediterranean diet. According to a study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, this diet can lower your risk of breast cancer by a whopping 68%. BSR Cancer Hospital, adjacent to Apollo BSR hospital Junwani road is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A Mediterranean diet that is rich in plant-based foods, nuts, fish and extra virgin olive oil is beneficial in preventing cancer. In the study, women were divided into two groups where one followed this diet. After five years, these women showed a 68% lower risk of malignant breast cancer than those who followed the other diet. Not just breast cancer, this diet can also keep heart disease at bay and is beneficial for your health overall. Read these 10 benefits of a Mediterranean diet. If you are planning to go on this diet, do it right. Follow this diet plan recommended by nutritionist Priya Kathpal.

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