Many factors influence the risk for breast cancer.
In addition to genetics and family history, prominent suspects include environmental toxins and nighttime light exposure.
And it’s pretty clear that what women eat also affects their risk for breast cancer and their prospects for survival.
For example, researchers from the University of California, San Diego recently linked low vitamin D levels
to a tripling of the risk for premenopausal breast cancer.
You’ll find many reports on diet and breast cancer in our news archive … just search our site for “breast cancer”.
We just received a new book: The Whole-Food Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors, which focuses on foods’ effects on the mechanics of cancer, while providing 20-plus recipes.
The Whole-Food Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors
by Edward Bauman and Helayne Waldman
This guide helps readers get the nutrition they need in order to keep breast cancer at bay, with specific guidance for managing hormone levels with food.
It also explains how nutritional deficiencies, environmental factors, blood sugar, inflammation levels and GI health all affect cancer’s ability to attack the body.
Using holistic health and nutrition leader Edward Bauman’s Eating for Health model, readers learn to eat for health in order to starve cancer and enjoy stronger, healthier bodies.
Dr. Helayne Waldman, Ed.D., M.S., CNE, is a holistic health educator who specializes in providing nutritional support for those with breast cancer. Helayne received her doctorate from the University of San Francisco, and has spent the past seven years teaching her clients, her students and the general public about the importance of healthy eating.
Edward M. Bauman, M.Ed, Ph.D., is the founder and executive director of Bauman College: Holistic Nutrition and Culinary Arts, who’s been a guiding light in the field of holistic health and nutrition for the past 40 years.
“The Whole Foods Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors
offers readers a robust synthesis of how nutrition can dramatically reduce your risk of breast cancer or recurrence. It provides exciting new tips that most oncologists don’t know. Highly empowering and life-altering for women – and we’re all at risk for breast cancer.”
– Sara Gottfried, MD, author of The Hormone Cure
and director of The Gottfried Center for Integrative Medicine in Berkeley, CA
“I’m very impressed with how much work went into this book and I will definitely be adding it to my list of recommended books. It is well-organized, and is written in a way that I’m sure most people will understand. Bravo!”
– Brian Lawenda, MD, 21st Century Oncology in Las Vegas, NV