As you may know, I had a close call with breast cancer about five years ago. In fact, it’s one of the reasons I started eating a lower-fat, plant-based diet and went back to school to become a registered dietitian.
So when Breast Cancer Awareness Month rolls around each October, and pink ribbons show up on pretty much everything, I have mixed feelings.
Don’t get me wrong. I’m thrilled that we’re raising awareness and funds for research! But I get frustrated that with all the hype, so few people are talking about the steps we can take to reduce breast cancer risk (or risk of recurrence)—steps like eating healthy and minimizing alcohol.
Curious to see if you’re following these 3 top tips for healthy breasts? Click here for my guest post on Dr. Neal Barnard’s blog to find out!
For additional resources, visit BarnardMedical.org to sign up for free cooking and nutrition education classes or to participate in a free online nutrition program, the 21-Day Vegan Kickstart, which goes live the first day of every month.
Want more ways to to pack produce into your day? Here are more easy, tasty ideas.