10 foods that fight breast cancer (1/10)

Mounting research shows that healthy eating habits can put a significant dent in the estimated 23,000 new cases of breast cancer in Canada each year. Here are ten of the most powerful breast cancer'fighting foods

mushrooms

Mushrooms

A study published in Nutrition and Cancer in 2010 found that higher mushroom intake is associated with a lower risk of breast cancer among women who are premenopausal. Cremini, oyster and shiitake mushrooms, among others, contain antioxidants such as L-ergothioneine that may confer cancer protection.

 

Try this: Add sliced mushrooms to scrambled eggs, frittatas, stews, stir-fries and your ground meat for burgers and meatloaf.

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