Fish oil is at the top of the list of natural cures for breast cancer. Find out why this food is so important for breast cancer treatment and prevention in women...
The best way to beat breast cancer is of course, to prevent it from occurring. And one of the best ways to do this is to consume fish oil. But even if you have the disease, fish oil can still help immensely.
Researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre in Seattle, Washington discovered that by females simply taking fish oil every day, they will reduce their risk of developing breast cancer by 32%.
Senior researcher, Dr Emily White, said after the study…
It is biologically plausible that fish oil could affect breast cancer development. Fish oil is known to have anti-inflammatory effects, and chronic inflammation in the body is thought to play a role in the growth and spread of cancer cells.
Fish oil contains the omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), which have been well documented for their incredibly strong anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer benefits.
The best type of oils to take are a combination of fish oil and cod liver oil. This way, you get your essential fatty acids along with receiving extra vitamin D. In addition, you can also eat tuna, salmon or sardines (if you like them) every day as well for extra omega 3's.
For extra validation, here are a couple of quotes from two highly respected natural health authors on the reasons why omega-3 fish oils are one of the best natural cures for breast cancer…
Omega-3 fatty acids from salmon, sardines, mackerel, menhaden, and tuna fight breast cancer by reducing inflammation (blocking eico-sanoid biosynthesis), blocking the growth enhancing effects of sex hormones, inhibiting metastasis, blocking blood vessel growth in cancer cells, and helping premalignant cells revert to the normal state. Omega-3 helps sensitize cancer cells to radiotherapy and chemotherapeutic drugs.
- Permanent Remissions by Robert Hass, M.S. (available from Amazon.com)
Omega-3 fatty acids appear to reduce PGE2-induced inflammation, inhibit tumor cell proliferation, and enhance immune system function, as demonstrated in a study in which omega-3 fatty acids slowed or delayed the development of metastases in breast cancer patients. Specifically, women who had high fatty tissue content of alpha-linolenic acid (the main omega-3 EFA) were five times less likely to develop metastases than women with a low content.
- Alternative Medicine the Definitive Guide, Second Edition by Larry Trivieri, Jr. (available from Amazon.com)
Both quotes are sourced and available from this link omega-3 fatty acids and inflammation
So be sure to supplement with fish oil and cod liver oil every day as one of your breast cancer treatments. But remember this, you will need to take at least ten 1000 mg capsules (10,000 mg's in total) of fish oil per day and 4-6 cod liver oil capsules a day if you want to treat breast cancer.
Anything less will simply not work well enough!