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Breast Cancer Awareness – Reduce Your Risk Tip #4 – Exercise regularly the rest of your life

4. Exercise regularly the rest of your life. Many studies have shown that regular exercise provides powerful protection against breast cancer. Aim for 30 minutes or more of moderate aerobic activity (brisk walking) five or more days a week. Consistency and … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Awareness – Reduce Your RiskTip #3 – Eat Your Protection

3. Consume as many fruits and vegetables as possible. Eat seven or more servings daily. The superstars for breast cancer protection include all cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, cabbage, brussels sprouts, cauliflower) ; dark leafy greens (collards, kale, spinach) ; carrots and tomatoes. … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month-Reduce Your Risk Tip#1

1. Maintain a healthy body weight (BMI less than 25) throughout your life. Weight gain in midlife, independent of BMI, has been shown to significantly increase breast cancer risk. Additionally, an elevated BMI has been conclusively shown to increase the risk … Continue reading

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Committee on Environment & Public works passed the Safe Chemicals Act!

Yesterday the Senate Committee on Environment & Public works passed the Safe Chemicals Act! Thousands of other concerned citizens to demand safer chemicals – and products – for our families and communities. This legislation requires chemical companies to demonstrate the … Continue reading

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Have you checked ’em?

October is breast cancer awareness month, & pink ribbons seem to be everywhere.You name it someone somewhere is slapping a pink ribbon on their product & many are making a donation for every pink ribbon item to a breast cancer … Continue reading

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