Nine Food Habits to Fight Breast Cancer

Angelina Jolie has her breasts removed. Huge news! And, now you are hearing about the genetic component of breast cancer and maybe breathing a sigh of relief your family is squeaky clean in this department. Don't get comfortable just yet.

Over 90% of breast cancer is not inherited. Without a family history, you still have about a 1 in 8 lifetime chance of developing the disease.

Angelina fought against cancer in a very smart, very proactive, and very public way. You can fight against this disease that affects so many women in much more simple, even delicious ways.

Check out the slideshow above to discover nine food habits that can help reduce your risk of breast cancer.

And read Dr. Karen Latimer's article on StyleList to find out if you should be tested for the breast cancer-linked BRCA gene mutation.

Karen is the founder and family editor for Tips From Town.