Susun Weed lists things strongly implicated in the promotion or growth of breast cancer and what we can do to minimize our risk.
THINGS STRONGLY IMPLICATED IN THE INITIATION, PROMOTION, OR GROWTH OF BREAST CANCERHORMONESEspecially estradiol and progesterone. Sources:
Your ovaries, commercial meat and milk, hormone pills, progesterone creams, steroids, cortisone.
Strenuous physical activity, pregnancy and lactation, menopause, wise lifestyle and food choices, high levels of phytoestrogens in the diet.
ORGANOCHLORINESPesticides, herbicides, bleach, plasticsSources:
By-products of bleaching paper, drinking and bathing in chlorinated water, use of bleached tampons, chemical farming practices, and water pollution.
Eating organically-grown food, filtering drinking and bathing water, using unbleached paper, using less plastic, buying fresh (not canned) food.
RADIATIONEspecially when youngSources:
Mammograms, fallout, x rays, cell-phones.
Avoidance. Doses are cumulative.
EMFS (Electromagnetic Fields) Sources:
TVs, hair dryers, microwave towers and ovens, computer monitors, all electrical appliances and lines.
Distance; shielding does little.
VEGETABLE OILSHydrogenated and partially-hydrogenated fatsSources:
Corn, sesame, canola, sunflower, soy, flax, and other seed oils; margarine, commercial baked goods and snacks.
Avoidance; read labels. Use organic butter and olive oil exclusively.
EXCESSIVE USE OF ALCOHOL
EXCESSIVE CALORIES IN THE DIETSources:
Easy availability, peer pressure, convenience.
Wise food choices, herbal infusions, hugs.
GROWING OLDER Source:
Dying young. (Not worth it.)
Breast Health!THINGS THAT COUNTER AND REVERSE THE INITIATION, PROMOTION, AND GROWTH OF CANCER.
CONSUMPTION OF PHYTOESTROGENS
Red clover infusion, lentils, miso, tamari, roots.
A DIET RICH IN RED CLOVER INFUSION, POMEGRANATES, ROOTS
A DIET RICH IN CABBAGE FAMILY PLANTS, GRAINS, AND BEANSSources:
HIGH DIETARY INTAKE OF CAROTENES Sources:
Dark leafy greens, orange and yellow produce.
HIGH DIETARY LEVELS OF VITAMIN C COMPLEXSources:
Six to eight servings of fruits and vegetables daily.
Oxidation from washing, heating, aging.
HIGH DIETARY LEVELS OF VITAMIN E Sources:
Sunflower seeds, freshly ground wheat, freshly pressed oils, olive oil, nut butters, freshly-ground flax seeds.
Heat, light, time.
HIGH DIETARY LEVELS OF SELENIUMSources:
Organically grown garlic, onions, mushrooms.
SUFFICIENT PRODUCTION AND ABSORPTION OF VITAMIN DSources:
Sunlight, 10 minutes daily; sardines, tuna.
ADEQUATE LEVELS OF MELATONIN PRODUCTION Sources:
Darkness, low calorie diet.
Adequate levels of melatonin.
Alcohol, beta blockers, lights on at night, red clover infusion, pomegranates, roots.
REGULAR, SIGNIFICANT EXERCISE THROUGHOUT ONE’S LIFESources:
Active lifestyle, yoga, dance, moving!
Important: Supplemental vitamin C and E are known to promote cancer. Avoid pills. Get nutrients from whole foods, weeds, and herbs.
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Vibrant, passionate, and involved, Susun Weed has garnered an international reputation for her groundbreaking lectures, teachings, and writings on health and nutrition. She challenges conventional medical approaches with humor, insight, and her vast encyclopedic knowledge of herbal medicine. Unabashedly pro-woman, her animated and enthusiastic lectures are engaging and often profoundly provocative.