The video talks about what type of diet should be followed by breast cancer patients. Recommended diet will obviously be the one that is healthy for heart.
Which type of diet is preferred?
Diet that is low in fats, carbohydrates, particularly in saturated fats, high in good protein and contains few calories , getting your weight a bit more than ideal body weight combining with exercise. In the case of meat, eating lean meat like fish, chicken and good vegetables. There is no specific dietary regimen that works best for others.
There are various diets that have been reported and few people have got excellent results by following different macrobiotic diets.
National Cancer Institute has given some guidelines for preventing cancer from returning. Few guidelines include:
- Increase intake of vegetables, fruits and whole grains
- Decrease fat intake; calorie count should be less than 30 %
- Cut down curd, pickled and smoked foods
- Ideal weight
- Moderate alcohol consumption
Wheat, rye, rice, oats, corn, barley, bulgur
Green leafy vegetables
Lettuce, endives, beet greens, swiss chard, romaine, spinach
Broccoli, turnip, cabbage, brussels sprouts, kohlrabi, bok choy, cauliflower, watercress, collards, kale, rutabaga, mustard greens
Celery, fennel, carrots, parsley, parsnip
Garlic, onion, chives, shallots, leek
Soybeans, peas, lima beans, chickpeas, peanut, dried beans (kidney, mung, pinto, black-eyed peas), lentils, carob
Nightshade family: eggplant, tomatoes
Cancer-Fighting Phytochemicals by Food Source
Mustard, horseradish, cruciferous vegetables
Garlic, green tea, soybeans, cereal grains, cruciferous, umbelliferous, solanaceous, cucurbitaceous vegetables, licorice root, flax seed
Most fruits and vegetables (cruciferous, garlic, citrus fruits, caraway seeds, umbelliferous, solanaceous, cucurbitaceous vegetables, sage, camphor, dill, basil, mint)
These foods works best for breast cancer and ensure good outcomes when taken in recommended levels.