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Soy Products and Cruciferous Vegetables Reduce Breast Cancer Treatment Symptoms 

Soy Products and Cruciferous Vegetables Reduce Breast Cancer Treatment Symptoms

Soy products and cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, kale, and Brussels sprouts reduce treatment-related side effects among breast cancer survivors, according to research published in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment.

Researchers followed 365 cancer survivors and compared symptoms such as hot flashes, joint pain, fatigue, and memory issues with soy and cruciferous vegetable consumption. Higher intakes of these foods lowered the odds of these symptoms, compared with women who consumed little or no soy or cruciferous vegetables. Researchers attribute the reduced risk to better regulation of estrogens, reduced inflammation, and increased intake of phytochemicals found in these foods…

Source: http://www.pcrm.org/health/medNews/soy-products-and-cruciferous-vegetables-reduce-breast-cancer-treatment-symptoms






 

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES FAT-FREE & LOW-FAT SALADS & DRESSINGS TURMERIC

Fat-Free Creamy Cauliflower Dressing

FAT-FREE CREAMY CAULIFLOWER DRESSING

Sometimes fat-free gets complicated – till the cauliflower appears from out of nowhere and shows us how to do it! This is one version. Try your own and see how it develops! Then share it here!

Makes 4-1/2 cups

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AFC FAT-FREE RECIPES LUNCH SAUCES & MARINADES VEGGIES

Cauliflower With Maple Mustard Sauce

CAULIFLOWER WITH MAPLE MUSTARD SAUCE

You don’t need all the fat that we normally like to drench our vegetables in, when served a fat-free dipping sauce with these fresh steamed cauliflower buds. I’m happy it’s Friday, ’cause I know I’ll be doing my body/mind good!

Makes 1 cup sauce and 4 servings cauliflower