How can you lower your Breast Cancer risk??

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Breast cancer is devastating and unfortunately everyone is at risk.  Women in the United States have a 1 in 8 risk while men have a 1 in 1,000 risk.  Older women, African American women, as well as those with a family history of breast cancer are especially at risk.  There is no magical food or exercise that can be used as prevention, but you can reduce your risk though diet and a healthy body weight. Research shows that being overweight may increase your risk of breast cancer.  To figure out whether or not you’re at the appropriate weight for your […]

Allium Vegtables: Powerful flavor with powerful nutrition!

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Welcome to Cancer Control Month on A Better Bag of Groceries.  In the month of April we plan to focus on a variety of fruits and vegetables that may reduce your risk of developing cancer.  We will talk about what components of the fruit/vegetable that reduce your risk of developing cancer, how to incorporate it into your diet if not already there as well as uses of the fruit/vegetable.  The fruits and vegetables we will be discussing provide a concoction of vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants beneficial to your health.  Today we will be talking about the allium vegetables and […]