Do Fish Reduce The Risk Of Breast Cancer

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A new study claims that omega 3 fatty acids can significantly minimise the risk of breast cancer in women post menopause.

Researchers say that omega 3 fatty acids in blood can minimise the density of the breast. But this study also says that the risk can be minimised mainly in women who are almost obese.

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Nuts, sea food and fish are rich in omega 3 fatty acids. As these foods minimise inflammation, they can prevent certain health risks especially in obese women post menopause.

Again researchers say that obese women are more prone to inflammation compared to slim women and therefore, the benefits of omega 3 are more for the obese women than women who maintain healthy weight.

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As obesity is one of the factors that may lead to breast cancer in women post menopause, this study was conducted mainly to see how fish can bring the risk down in obese women.

Now, let us know about the other benefits of eating fish.

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Tip #1

The omega 3 fatty acids present in fish are good for your eyes and brain.

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Tip #2

Fish contain many essential nutrients that we cant get enough from other sources. Iodine, protein, and certain minerals and vitamins in fish can keep you healthy.

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Tip #3

Many sources suggest that the omega 3 fatty acids present in fish minimise depression.

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Tip #4

Research suggests that eating fish regularly may reduce the risk of stroke and hear attack.

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Tip #5

We generally get Vitamin D from sunlight and very less from diet. But fish could be a super good source for this vitamin.

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Tip #6

Generally, brain function declines with age but eating fish could slow down the decline.

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Tip #7

Researchers say that kids who consume fish can minimise the risk of asthma during childhood.

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Tip #8

Studies suggest that consuming fish regularly may minimise the risk of diabetes (type 1).

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Story first published: Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 8:06 [IST]
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