02/19/15- Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal: Saturday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 20. February 2014 20:48

 

There are many factors that can affect your risks of getting breast cancer.  These discussed here are just a few.

 

The American Cancer Society says there is evidence that there is an association between excess weight in post-menapausal women, and breast cancer, according to Colleen Doyle, M.S., R.D., Director of Nutritional Physical Activity for A.C.S..

She does stress that further study is needed to define the source of the connection.

 

Involving the subject of the benefits of soy foods on reducing risks of breast cancer, Doyle does not believe that soy food helps reduce cancer in general, but stresses that soy is packed with photochemicals and antioxidents.

 

’”Alcohol seems to increase the risk of breast cancer, particularly if a woman has low levels of folate.  For now, A.M.C. recommends women consume no more than 1 glass of alcohol per day.” (Everyday Health 1/3/11) http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/news/Features/diet-and-breast-cancer-risk-whats-the-connection

Doyle confirms that these studies are controversial.  Studies show that moderate alcohol consumption lowers your risk of heart disease.  You have to evaluate your risk factors.  Is family history higher for heart disease than breast  cancer? This may sway your opinion on whether you choose to drink or not.

Keep updated on breast cancer issues if your family has risk factors.

 

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 Saturday 02/19/11- Workout Diary:

spinning bike with tape at home- 55 minutes

  Saturday 02/19/11- Food Diary:

 Breakfast-

1 cup egg whites(120 cal)served on top of the muffin below

whole wheat english muffin, piece of low fat laughing cow cheese (130 cal)

A.M. Snack-

whey protein shake, 1/2 cup pasturized egg whites (190 cal)

cutie tangerine (35 cal)

Lunch-

 6 oz.Orange Roughy  (150 cal)

Salad- 2 cups spinach, 1/2 cup beets, 1 small tomato, 2oz fat free feta, fat free Caesar dressing (145 cal)

P.M. Snack-

1 whole wheat tortilla, 3 tbls hummus (240 cal)

Dinner-

whole wheat angle hair pasta, with cherry tomato, garlic, brocolli florets,llow fat  ricotta, chicken broth( blend last two together to make a creamy sauce that mimics alfrredo with out all the fat (260 cal)

5 oz Pork chop, grilled with pinapple (210 cal)

 TOTAL CALORIES- 1470

 

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