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Does eating Kale help with breast cancer prevention?

May 2014
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Eating Kale help with breast cancer
Posted Sun, 23 Mar 2014 in Cancer
Answered by Dr. Vivek Chail 42 minutes later
Brief Answer: Please find detailed answer below Detailed Answer: Hi XXXX Thanks for writing in to us. Kale is a good source of phytochemicals which helps in prevention of cancer. Primary nutrition modificantion in patients of breast cancer is as follows: •Increase intake of fruits, vegetables and whole grains •Decrease fat intake to < 30 percent of calories •Minimize intake of cured, pickled and smoked foods •Achieve and maintain a healthy weight •Alcohol consumption should be avoided to the extent possible. Fruits, vegetables and whole grains are known to contain phytochemicals with antioxidant, antiestrogen and chemopreventive properties that may prevent cancer. It is recommended to have five or more servings of fruit and vegetables daily. Cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, XXXXXXX cabbage and brussels sprouts) are especially rich in phytochemicals. Hope your query is answered. Do write back if you have any doubts. Regards, Dr.Vivek
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