All women are at risk for breast cancer; while genetics play an important role in determining risk, other factors like a healthy diet and an active lifestyle can help.

What you choose to eat can help you lower your risk of breast cancer. In an U.S. News article, dietitian Karen Collins, who advises about nutrition for the American Institute for Cancer Research, reveals that researchers estimate 38 percent of breast cancer cases in the United States can be prevented with "basic, healthy steps."

Check out the slideshow above to discover what 13 foods you should eat to help lower your risk of breast cancer and what foods you should avoid.

Tags: Healthy Kitchen

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy Corporate Site | Advertise With Us