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4 Foods That Fight Breast Cancer

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    Tuna

    3 ounces light, canned in oil: 65 micrograms selenium

    Also contains: B6: helps the immune system
    Niacin: lowers cholesterol

    Source: Helmut Zarbl, PhD, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Piscataway, New Jersey

    Try these healthy recipes:

    Tuna & Chickpea Salad

    Balsamic Tuna Salad Sandwich

    Spicy Tuna Salad

     
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    Beef

    4 ounces, cooked: 43 micrograms selenium

    Also contains: Iron: fights fatigue Protein: builds muscle

    Try these healthy recipes:

    Tangy Roast-Beef Sandwich

    Chipotle Beef Wrap

    Beef & Avocado Tacos

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    Portobello Mushrooms

    1 cup, grilled and sliced: 27 micrograms selenium

    Also contains: Potassium: regulates heart function

    Try these healthy recipes:

    Grilled Portobello & Goat Cheese Sandwich

    Cheese-and-Spinach-Stuffed Portobellos

    Cheesy Steak Burritos

     
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    Low-Fat 2% Cottage Cheese

    1/2 cup: 11 micrograms selenium

    Also contains: Calcium: strengthens bones

    Originally published in FITNESS magazine, October 2010.

    Try these healthy recipes:

    Honey-Whipped Cottage Cheese with Melon

    Cottage Cheese Veggie Dip

    Vanilla Peach Cottage Toast

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