Exercise Decreases Breast Cancer Death by 45%

Eating healthily and taking regular exercise can slash a breast cancer victim’s risk of dying.

New research has found that women who get at least 2-3 hours of brisk walking each week in the year before their diagnosis are 45% less likely to die of breast cancer than women who are sedentary before their diagnosis.

This was a prospective observational study of 933 women enrolled onto the Health, Eating, Activity, and Lifestyle Study who were diagnosed with breast cancer between 1995 and 1998 and observed until death or September 2004, whichever came first.

Further research has also concluded that a combination of diet and exercise cuts the risk of dying of breast cancer in half amount early stage breast cancer patients.

This means at least five servings of vegetables and fruits daily and walking 30 minutes six days a week.


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