Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women. It is also the most deadly cancer among women who do not smoke. Diet plays a key role in reducing breast cancer risk. That's why we've created the Diet and Breast Cancer PPT and Handout Lesson for you -- so that you can teach your clients to eat healthfully in order to decrease their risk.
Learning objectives & benefits:
Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women. It is also the most deadly cancer among women who do not smoke. Diet plays a key role in reducing breast cancer risk. Some foods, like alcohol and fat, can increase breast cancer risk, while other foods, like fruits and vegetables, can reduce it. That’s why we’ve created the Diet and Breast Cancer PPT and Handout Lesson for you -- so that you can teach your clients to eat healthfully in order to decrease their risk.
The simple-to-understand PowerPoint show and accompanying copy-ready handouts and leader guide provide basic information to your clients:
Reduce Calories and Go Low-Fat: Data from a new study of more than 2,400 post-menopausal women who had been treated successfully for early breast cancer suggests that dietary fat may play some role in promoting breast cancer in older women.
- The Role of Fat
- Why Calorie Control Matters
- Body Weight and Cancer Risk
Skip Empty Calories: Steer clear of alcohol and sweets as often as possible, especially if you have a family history of breast cancer.
Get Plant Based: Now let’s take a look at the other side of the coin -- foods that can help prevent breast cancer. Fiber is a major player, and can be found in whole grains, fruits, and veggies. Fruits and vegetables are full of other nutrients that can help fight breast cancer too!
- What You Eat Matters
- Add Fruits and Veggies
- A Note About Soy
Get Active!: Exercise lowers insulin and IGF-1. By lowering them, you lower your risk of breast cancer. Women who are active early in life have been shown to have a reduced risk of developing breast cancer before menopause.
- 30 Minutes A Day
- Other Factors
Cook Your Way to Lower Risk: A few Healthful recipes that include key cancer-fighters.
- Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Ideas
- Featured Dish Recipe
- Number of slides: 57 with speaker's notes
- Number of handout pages with leader guide in PDF: 2
- Target audience: Ages 18 to 100
- Approximate length of show: 35 - 45 minutes
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