The study found that high caloric intake in women increases the risk of breast cancer
AND epidemiological study carried out by scientists from The Carlos III Health Institute in Spain it turned out that women from calorie intake they present above their requirements greater risk suffering breast cancer.
Analysis published in the journal Scientific reports with Nature Group, also revealed that women with calorie intake below your energy needs People have presented lower risk development of this condition, this effect is greater in pre-menopausal women.
However, women whose intake of calories exceeded 40 percent of the expected values presented almost double risk getting breast cancer than women energy consumption in the right levels.
The latter effect was particularly pronounced in postmenopausal women and those with low adherence to the Mediterranean diet.
In addition, this study provided data on the risk of breast cancer associated with diet in each subtype of the tumor.
"The results show that for every 20 percent of growth relative intake of calories (observed consumption in relation to the expected consumption), risk of developing a breast tumor positive hormone receptors or the HER2 + tumor increases by 13 percent, this figure is 7 percent in triple negative tumors – said Dr. Miguel Martín, president of the GEICAM group.
The authors of the study, led by doctors Marina Pollán and Virginia Lope, state that a moderate calorie restriction, in combination with doing physical exercises regularly it can be a good strategy prevention breast cancer.
The analysis involved 973 women who had recently been diagnosed with breast cancer (cases) and 973 healthy women (controls) aged 18-70.
With information from López-Dóriga Digital