In the world for women after Lung Cancer, most general form of cancer Breast cancer are said to be the second deadliest cancer. Last year over 40,000 women died due to this and more than 200,000 fresh cases of breast cancer are found.

No doubt, if many of us are worried about this kind of cancer and always look forward to the precautions that we can take to avoid these diseases. But if we are worried about this it can be a big relief after knowing that we can avoid breast cancer even with after following our daily diet.

Many scientific studies say that many foods can help in avoiding Breast Cancer. These are some food items that you can include in your diet to prevent it, but of course it’s not complete prevention.


Broccoli carries some chemical compound known as sulforaphane, which helps to fight back the cancer-causing and free radicals. It also carries indole-3-carbinol, which helps to alter the utility and configuration of estrogen. More number of estrogens is one of the causes of breast cancer in women. Broccoli, which is bitter in taste have more chemical benefits.

Baby Carrots:

Baby carrot contains carotenoid antioxidant called beta carotene, which helps our body to defend from any type of cancer. We can include it in our daily meal to get protected from breast cancer.


Garlic has many health benefits. It carries a particular compound, which helps us to improve our immune system and gives strength to fight with the carcinogens with leads to cancer. It also helps in destroying cancer cells. You can include it in any form either in raw or cooked.


Cherries are one of the yummiest fruits in the market. Cherries carries high amount of antioxidant flavonoid called anthocyanin. It protects our body by preventing cancer cells to grow more in numbers. Cherries are the only fruit, which carries three chemicals, like limonene, perillyl alcohol, and ellagic acid. Sour cherries have more chemical properties than the sweet cherries, so next times don’t forget to include cherry on top of your desert.


Tomatoes are a big source of vitamin C, which helps in reduces the cell damage, which leads to cancer. It contains lycopene, which fight back with the radicals which is main cause of any type of cancer.

Olive Oil:

The monounsaturated fat in the olive oil reduces the risk of breast cancer. Though the recent scientific studies say that it has less effect on cancer, we can never ignore its other benefits for our body and heart.

Green Tea:

Green tea has many health benefits. Its antioxidant polyphenols stop cancer cell from increasing in numbers in our body. It also carries EGCG, which reduces production of cancer cells. So instead of a cup of caffeine go for green tea.

Concord Grapes:

Like cherries Concord Grapes also contains ellagic acid. It also carries antioxidant called bioflavonoids, which stops cancer cell to groe more in number. So, a glass of Concord grape juice can prevent you from breast cancer.


Flaxseeds contain Plant lignans and Omega 3 fatty acids; it also carries phytoestrogens, which gives protection from the breast cancer. Many studies says that it also protect women who have a history of cancer from coming back to them.

By Arlene Huff

Arlene Huff is the founding member of Golden State Online. Before that She was a general assignment reporter. A native Californian, she graduated from the University of California with a degree in medical anthropology and global health. She currently lives in Los Angeles.