Oxidized cholesterol (concentrated in products containing eggs, processed meat, and parmesan cheese) has cancer-fueling estrogenic effects on human breast cancer.
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The video I mentioned is How to Reduce Cholesterol Oxidation (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-to-reduce-cholesterol-oxidation/). For the role in Alzheimer’s disease see Oxidized Cholesterol as a Cause of Alzheimer’s Disease (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/oxidized-cholesterol-as-a-cause-of-alzheimers-disease/).
This is the 3rd in a 3-video series on cholesterol and cancer. In case you missed the first two: Eggs and Breast Cancer (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/eggs-and-breast-cancer) and Dietary Cholesterol and Cancer (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/dietary-cholesterol-and-cancer).
There’s all sorts of foods that can decrease breast cancer risk, though, and even improve survival. See, for example:
• Broccoli vs. Breast Cancer Stem Cells (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/broccoli-versus-breast-cancer-stem-cells/)
• Why Do Asian Women Have Less Breast Cancer? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/why-do-asian-women-have-less-breast-cancer/)
• Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer Prevention (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/flaxseeds-breast-cancer-prevention/)
• Breast Cancer vs. Mushrooms (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/breast-cancer-vs-mushrooms/)
• Preventing Breast Cancer by Any Greens Necessary (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/preventing-breast-cancer-by-any-greens-necessary/)
• Which Dietary Factors Affect Breast Cancer Most? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/Which-Dietary-Factors-Affect-Breast-Cancer-Most)
• How to Block Breast Cancer’s Estrogen-Producing Enzymes (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/How-to-Block-Breast-Cancers-Estrogen-Producing-Enzymes)
• Is Soy Healthy for Breast Cancer Survivors? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/Is-Soy-Healthy-for-Breast-Cancer-Survivors)
Best way to get D? See The Best Way to Get Vitamin D: Sun, Supplements, or Salons? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-best-way-to-get-vitamin-D-sun-supplements-or-salons) and The Risks and Benefits of Sensible Sun Exposure (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-risks-and-benefits-of-sensible-sun-exposure).
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