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Lowering your risk for developing breast cancer

Posted at 10:36 AM, Oct 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-10 10:56:38-04

(WXYZ) — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is one of many organizations working to prevent the devastating disease.

Shanthi Appelo, who's a registered dietitian and health and wellness spokesperson for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, shares diet recommendations for prevention and remission of cancer. She also touches on phytochemicals and antioxidants found in fruits and vegetables, discuss a healthy weight and its importance after menopause to prevent breast cancer. She also tells which foods to avoid like pickled foods, salt-cured and smoked meats.

what food may help lower your risk of developing breast cancer.