As we all know, breast cancer is the leading cancer among women in Singapore and it is caused by a multitude of factors including but not restricted to genetics, lifestyle factors and environmental factors. So while there isn't much we can do about our genetic predisposition, we can still control the elements in our lifestyle such as diet and exercise. If that doesn't encourage you to make a lifestyle change, then this fact might.
Health is wealth
According to the latest research by outreach organization breastcancer.org, genetics and family history play a role in about 10 percent of breast cancers. Meanwhile an astonishing 30-40 percent of breast cancer count diet as a major factor. It has also been found that the elements of a healthy lifestyle incorporating both diet and exercise can reduce cancer risk by as much as 38 percent.
So in our effort to make women more aware, we present a list of superfoods you should definitely add into your diet.