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:
â€¢Â Â Â A diet rich in fibre affected only hormone receptor-negative tumors.
â€¢Â Â Â 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 …