Home Remedies for Breast Cancer

Certain risk factors of breast cancer such as obesity, alcohol, and a sedentary lifestyle can be reduced by following a diet for breast cancer. Eating healthy and nutritious foods can help the immune system fight the cancer cells and reduce the spread of the disease. In addition to this, many people swear by home remedies or natural cures that reduce the unpleasant symptoms of breast cancer. These include:

  • Eating raw garlic for its antibiotic properties to help kill malignant cells in the body.
  • Foods such as broccoli and grapes contain certain compounds that are effective for the natural treatment of breast cancer.
  • Wheat grass can be had in the form of a juice or raw. Studies show that regular consumption of wheat grass can rid the body of harmful toxins and prevent the growth of cancer cells.
  • Drinking green tea is beneficial for treating breast cancer due to its anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Sunflower seeds, flaxseeds, and peanuts all contain lignans that are responsible for preventing estrogen dependent tumors from forming.
  • Other foods effective for treating breast cancer include soybeans and foods rich in vitamin D and calcium.
  • Avoid foods that are fatty or over processed as these can increase the risk of obesity and cancer.

Before beginning any diet, natural remedy or herbal therapy for breast cancer, it is imperative that you speak to your doctor and get his go ahead. Keep in mind that the efficacy of most natural treatments is not scientifically proven, and even in cases where evidence supports the claims, the effectiveness of natural treatment is very limited and it cannot be relied on as an alternative treatment.

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