National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Nutrition and Prevention
Men, this includes you too!
October is officially National Breast Cancer Awareness month, which is dedicated to raising awareness for the disease and keeping preventative and attentive strategies front and center throughout our busy lives. Approximately 1 in 8 women in the US will develop breast cancer in her life. Men please read on because 1% of all breast cancers occur in men+. Recent analysis reveals approximately 40% of cancers are associated with being overweight or obese*. According to the CDC, consequences of being overweight not only include breast cancer, but also 12 other cancers including colon, endometrial, kidney, liver and gallbladder**.