Saturday, October 11, 2008

Mediterranean Diet Reduces Disease

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There is also the Breast Cancer-Fighting Diet:
3-6 servings of whole grain foods per day
1-2 servings of beans
1-2 servings of soy products like tofu
9+ servings of fruits and vegetables (3 servings at each meal plus fruit/ veggie snacks)
Garlic, herbs, and spices
1-2 tablespoons of ground flaxseed
4-6 cups of green tea
Extra virgin olive oil or canola oil for cooking

What you should eat more of:
Cruciferous veggies: broccoli, broccoli sprouts, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower
Lycopene-rich produce: tomatoes, red grapefruit, watermelon, guava
Beta-carotene-rich produce: winter squash, carrots, sweet potatoes
Citrus fruit: oranges, grapefruit
Berries: strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries
Dark green, leafy veggies: spinach, romaine, kale, collards, Swiss chard

Modified from:

Ingrid Cheng
Healthy Cook

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