Many women suffer from breast cancer these days and in order to prevent it you should exercise regularly, eat healthy and avoid stressful moments.
Some researchers think that mammograms can help in the prevention of breast cancer because the radiation emitted from them triggers the development of this type of cancer.
You need to focus on your dietary habits and increase the iodine intake because iodine is connected with the thyroid gland, which makes it essential for the ladies. It is also important for the development of the brain in babies.
At the video below you can learn more about how iodine can help you prevent breast cancer.
Iodine can stimulate the production of estrogen, one of the factors that increases the risk of breast and reproductive cancer.
When the iodine levels are low, estrogen sensitivity in the breast in increased and that is the perfect soil for the development of cancer. The lack of iodine in your breast tissue usually leads to pre-cancerous alternations, which iodine has the ability to reverse, says Dr. Bernard Eskin.
In Japanese, breast cancers rates are almost 66% lower than the number in US. And iodine is the one that makes the difference since the women in Japan take 25 times higher doses of iodine.
One of the main sources of iodine for the Americans is salt, but many women avoid the salt.
To increase the intake of iodine you should consume more potatoes, tune, salmon, shrimp, lobster, navy beans, cranberries, etc. You can also consume seaweed, which is a basic ingredient in Japanese dishes and it is a great source of iodine.