An Ounce of Prevention
- Monday, 30 May 2011
Along with pink ribbons, walks for breast cancer awareness and advances in research, another important aspect of women's breast health is the growing awareness of maintaining good breast health. There’s a lot you can do to support your body, mind and spirit for healthy breasts.
Besides cultivating a positive attitude and eating a healthy plant-based diet, one of the best ways to support breast health is to activate the lymphatic system. The lymph system moves excess fluid and potentially harmful materials out of the body’s tissues and cells. Two important keys to lymph health are movement and breath. Lymphatic flow depends on muscle contraction to massage the outside of the lymphatic vessels, so exercise is vital. Deep breathing serves as the “pump” for moving and cleansing the lymph in your body, just as the heart keeps the blood circulating.
Try these 10 tips for maintaining healthy breasts...