1. After seeing the news about Angelina Jolie and breast cancer, I wonder what foods can reduce the risk?
By now, we all know that Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy because she carried a gene that increased her risk of breast cancer 87 percent. While no food or diet can flat-out prevent breast cancer, experts at the American Cancer Society estimate that in the
The foods to add to your diet are mostly plant foods like fruits, vegetables, walnuts and legumes such as black beans, lentils, and chick peas.
2. I hear so much about how good blueberries are for you. What about strawberries?
All berries are good for you. In fact in a recent study published in the journal Circulation, researchers found that women who ate 3 or more servings of blueberries and strawberries a week reduced their risk of a heart attack 34 percent. Heart attacks are the number one killer of women. Strawberries may also whiten your teeth. Experts from The American Society of Aesthetic Dentists say strawberries contain malic acid that removes stains from teeth and light mild discoloration.