Erika Hayashi writes:
Mrs. Masuda has many risk factors
that are linked to the possibility of developing breast cancer. First,
she eats much beef and pork, and she uses much margarine. These foods contain
high-fat. A high fat diet is associated with breast cancer. This is suggested
by research. Research also suggests that Asian women, who generally eat
a diet much lower in fat then do Western women, have far lower rates of
In addition to that, Mrs. Masuda's second problem is that she doesn't like vegetables. This causes her body to store fat, because her body lacks vegetables that contain fiber which reduces the amount of fat stored in the body. Her third problem is that she likes Western-style food, and sometimes she eats three or four desserts at one time. Simple sugar consumption results in jumps in blood sugar with the body reacting with insulin production and frequently hypoglycemia. This causes fatty level acids to be high. A study of nearly 700 postmenopausal European women found that those whose bodies contained the highest levels of trans fatty acids were 40 percent more likely than those with the lowest levels developed breast cancer. Mrs. Masuda's fourth problem is that she drinks alcohol, which appears to increase risk for breast cancer even among moderate drinkers.
To prevent cancer (especially breast cancer), she must decrease fatty acids levels and maintain a lower level. So she should avoid animal meat as much as possible. Instead of animal meat, fish, turkey and chicken should be her source of non vegetable protein. And she should eat more vegetables, to intake much fiber. Besides, she should eat fruits as dessert, no cake or ice cream, because fruits contain much fiber and complex carbohydrates. To eat fruits for cakes as desserts will decrease high fatty levels. Above all, she should reduce her weight. Being overweight causes high fatty acids and other adult diseases. But to skip eating breakfast is a very bad way. If you skip breakfast, you eat more than usual at lunch, and you will fail to diet. The best way to reduce weight is to have breakfast, lunch and supper regularly. But you have to care that you 1) choose low fat foods; 2) plan meals around the carbohydrates and vegetables instead of the protein-rich food; 3) must replace desserts and snacks with low-fat and low-calorie food, such as fruit, pretzels, nuts, diet drinks, nonfat yogurt, and perhaps a little low-fat cheese and whole-grain crackers.
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