2. Minimize or avoid alcohol. Alcohol use is the most well established dietary risk factor for breast cancer. The Harvard Nurses’ Health study, along with several others, has shown consuming more than one alcoholic beverage a day can increase breast cancer risk by as much as 20-25 percent.
Why Drinking Alcohol Is Linked to Breast Cancer
Woah, this little fact came as something of a surprise to me, and a most unwelcome one at that. Did you know about the link between breast cancer and alcohol consumption?