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Nutrition

While studies have not linked specific diets to breast cancer risk, nutrition is still important.

  • Eat a well-balanced diet (daily intake of fat should not exceed 30%)
  • Include fresh fruit and vegetables in your daily food choices
  • Eat the right amount to maintain a healthy weight
  • Limit consumption of red meat and processed meats
  • Reduce carbohydrate intake
  • Avoid sugary drinks
  • Restrict Alcohol Intake to not more than one drink per day (i.e., 10 grams or less per day. A glass of beer, wine or spirits corresponds to 8-10 grams of ethanol)