Exploring Inflammation and Breast Cancer
POSTED BY Pink Ribbon Cooking / July 15, 2014
The connection between inflammation (particularly chronic inflammation) and cancer and other serious health issues is well known. Inflammation releases free radicals that can cause significant damage to cells. When cells are weakened or can’t perform the way they are supposed to, the body is naturally more susceptible to disease, including cancer.
Coping with Treatment: Omega 3, Omega 6 and Breast Cancer
POSTED BY Pink Ribbon Cooking / July 12, 2014
Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids are fats that are present in the foods we eat, and Omega 3 fats in particular might be beneficial in helping to reduce the fatigue, insomnia, cognitive difficulties, and joint pain commonly experienced by women being treated for breast cancer, particularly women with higher levels of inflammation.