Reduce your risk of breast cancer

October 17, 2008 4:20:10 PM PDT
Reduce your risk of breast cancer through the latest technology as well as lifestyle, diet and nutritional changes.

Emergen-C PINK Tour UC Berkeley Friday, October 17 Time: 10am - 4pm More information: http://www.emergencpinktour.com

Dr. Amanda Ward is part of the Emergen-C PINK Tour that is stopping at universities throughout California to spread awareness to young women on what they can do to prevent breast cancer. In partnership with Breast Health and Wellness, The Keep A Breast Foundation and Roxy, Emergen-C PINK will be providing students with breast self-exam cards, an opportunity to meet Roxy sponsored pro-surfer and World Champion Longboarder Jennifer Smith, free Roxy gear, samples of Emergen-C PINK, an opportunity to talk with Dr. Ward, and more. Dr. Amanda Ward N.D., a consultant for the Breast Health and Wellness Center, a company that combines innovative FDA approved Breast Imaging technology for breast risk assessment along with targeted health programs to reduce that level of risk, will be along for the ride to talk about the importance of breast health and how prevention is the optimal cure for breast cancer.

Most Important Healthy Breast Tips:

1.Avoid exposure to Environmental Estrogens, or Xenoestrogens - these are chemicals, not normally found in nature, that have hormonal effects on the body. They are non-bio-degradable and often build up in body tissues, and most effects are estrogen-like.
Sources of XenoEstrogens:
a. Pesticides
b. All plastics, including
c. Car Exhaust
d. solvents and paint
e. Fingernail polish and remover.(Buy non-toxic nail polish and remover)

2.Learn how to do a Good Self Breast Exam and do it regularly.
a. Become familiar with what is normal in your breast tissue so that you may identify something abnormal
b. Do the exam at the end of your menstrual cycle

3.Make Healthy Breast Dietary Changes:
a. Avoid Sugar, Caffeine, Alcohol, and artificial sweeteners
b. Avoid processed and refined foods
c. Eat a whole foods diet and include raw foods and greens
d. Add in protective nutrients - Antioxidants, Vitamin C, Electrolytes B vitamins, probiotics-support your immune system!

4.Get your baseline Breast Health ThermoExam and follow up yearly.
a. Know your thermal score and know what to do to keep it low.
b. Heat equals inflammation and that is one of the most important warning signs that something is starting to become abnormal.
c. Breast Health is yours to keep and the knowledge of how is yours to share.
d. Tell your mother, sister, daughter, grandmother, friend.

About Dr. Amanda Ward:
Dr. Amanda Ward of Breast Health and Wellness Centers is a licensed naturopathic doctor in California.Dr. Ward believes strongly in the naturopathic principles she was trained in during medical school. Some of these principles include the idea that a person must be treated as a whole, the root cause of the problem must be treated rather than covering up symptoms, and also that the body has an inherent ability to heal itself. Dr. Ward uses these core principles to guide her in her private practice here in San Diego, which she established in November 2007.

About Breast Health and Wellness Center:
Breast Health and Wellness is a program designed to educate women of all ages about the new evidence based strategies and technologies now available for maintaining optimal breast health. Women who complete the program are provided a 'certificate of prevention' showing they have made the commitment to stay breast healthy and share the knowledge of these important new healthy breast options. For more information or to find a location nearby offering this program, please visit www.breasthealthandwellness.com.

About Keep A Breast:
The Keep A Breast Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. Our mission is to help eradicate breast cancer by educating young people on methods of prevention, early detection and support. Through art events, educational programs and fundraising efforts we seek to increase breast cancer awareness among young people so they are better equipped to make choices and develop habits that will benefit their long-term health and well-being. For more information, visit www.keep-a-breast.org.

About Alacer Corp.:
For over 35 years, Alacer Corp., based in Foothill Ranch, CA, has been an industry leader and innovator in the development, manufacturing and marketing of nutritionally enhanced products that support an energetic, healthy lifestyle. Alacer produces and sells over 400 million packets of it Emergen-C brand dietary supplement annually. For more information visit .

About Emergen-C PINK:
In only 10 months, Emergen-C PINK has raised $100,000 for Keep A Breast. With the help of consumers, this amount will continue to grow in the upcoming years. Emergen-C PINK is an innovative, delicious pink lemonade flavored fizzy drink mix formulated with 1,000 milligrams of Vitamin C, plus energy-boosting B vitamins, minerals and electrolytes. Emergen-C PINK packs the same amazing punch as all Emergen-C products plus a Feel the Good, Share the Good experience.


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