Breakfast Ideas for Breast Cancer Prevention (Recipes)
If you are looking for ideas for breakfast dishes that can help prevent breast cancer, you have come to the right place! Our breakfast recipes call for ingredients that have breast cancer combating properties. But before you dive into the recipes below, make sure you've learned the basics of breast cancer prevention by checking out the section on the anti-breast cancer diet as well as the list of the best breast cancer fighting foods.
Blueberries are one of the greatest health foods of all time and an excellent anti-cancer food. In a laboratory test conducted by USDA researchers, wild blueberries were found to have the highest Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) rating of more than 20 fruits and berries. ORAC is a measure of the antioxidant capacity of foods. The antioxidant activity of wild blueberries was even stronger than that of cranberries, strawberries, raspberries, plums, and cultivated blueberries.
Enjoying a bowl of this nutritious muesli for breakfast is a superb way to start a day. The red grapes featured in this muesli contain resveratrol and quercetin, natural substances with strong antioxidant and anti-cancer activity.
Wheat germ is it is one of the most concentrated natural sources of vitamin E and a very good source of zinc and selenium. All of these nutrients play an important role in the antioxidant system of the body. Also the oats in this super healthy muesli have cancer-fighting qualities: they contain avenanthramides, unique antioxidants that may help protect against cancer.
These scrumptious muffins feature blueberries and pecans, two antioxidant powerhouse foods. Blueberries top the list of berries with the highest antioxidant capacity, and pecans—along with walnuts and chestnuts—have the highest concentration of antioxidants in the tree nut family.
Most people know that carrots help maintain eyesight, but did you know that they are also an excellent anti-cancer vegetable? Carrots contain falcarinol—a compound that has been shown to inhibit the development of cancer.
Muesli was developed as a health food by the Swiss Physician Maximilian Bircher-Brenner towards the end of the 19th century. This is the original muesli recipe Mr Bircher-Benner recommended to his patients.
Looking for a high-fiber muffin recipe? These muffins combine wheat bran with whole wheat flour and apples to create a delicious treat that helps you reach your fiber quota. Research suggests that pre-menopausal women who eat a diet rich in fiber have a reduced risk of breast cancer.
For more recipes that may help lower your odds of developing breast cancer, go to the main recipe directory of HealWithFood.org's Guide to Preventing Breast Cancer.
You may also be interested in exploring our pages dedicated to providing more general diet tips on how to reduce your risk of developing breast cancer. Be also sure to check out the list of the best foods for preventing breast cancer.