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Kelp and breast cancer

To investigate the chemopreventive effects of seaweed on breast cancer, we have been studying the relationship between iodine and breast cancer. We found . In recent years, the trend of systemic treatment for breast cancer has shifted Brown seaweed fucoidan was reported to demonstrate various. Dietary kelp, or seaweed, may lower the risk of breast cancer, research in rats shows. Nov 19,  · Seaweed is reported to reduce the risk for breast cancer. [Japanese Journal Cancer Research , ] In one study, thyroid disease incidence was higher in breast cancer patients than in healthy women (58% versus 18%). But other studies do not confirm that abnormal thyroid hormone levels are associated with breast cancer. Feb 02,  · Feb. 2, -- The oceans may hold a new clue about preventing breast cancer. In studies on rats, dietary kelp (seaweed) lowered estrogen production, a hormone needed for some breast Author: Miranda Hitti. The brown seaweed wakame (a type of kelp) has been shown to contain the omega-3 fats eicosapentaenoic acid and stearidonic acid, which may favorably increase the omega-3/omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid ratio (which in turn is thought to reduce breast cancer risk).
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