Breast Cancer Rates Drop When Women Add Fibre to Their Diet

A large study of postmenopausal women revealed that when women increased their intake of fibre they could guard against certain type of breast cancer.

By: Natasha Morgan

Here’s what the experts learned:
•    A diet rich in fibre affected only hormone receptor-negative tumors.
•    The kind of fibre women consumed made a difference.

Types of Breast Cancer Tumors
Breast cancer tumors are either hormone receptor-positive or hormone receptor-negative. Hormone receptor-positive cells are fuelled by the female hormones estrogen and progesterone, while hormone receptor-negative cancer cells are not.

What Foods Contain Fibre?
All plant foods contain …

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