Long Live You

6 ways to jump-start an incredible 2016

One less burger, one more yoga class…start the year on a bright note and give these healthy habits the consideration your body deserves.

Cut back on the cocktails: Research shows a 10% increase in breast cancer risk for every 10g of alcohol — that’s one standard drink — consumed on average each day. Try swapping that next vodka soda for a healthier alternative. Personally, we love a good iced green tea!

Get moving: 30 minutes of exercise on most days may reduce breast cancer risk by as much as 10–20%. Not to mention it’s a great stress reliever. Make 2016 the year you go to that yoga class you’ve been avoiding.

Eat well, live well: Research shows a modest decrease in invasive breast cancer in women with a low-fat diet. Of course there will be splurge days (we’re only human!), but it’s all about moderation. Always keep fresh fruit on hand, that way you’re never too far from an easy, healthy snack.

un-BFF the burger: Research shows a 12% increase in breast cancer risk for every 50g of red meat consumed on average each day. Turkey burger, anyone?

Know your body, know your normal: You know your body better than anyone. Make 2016 the year you really focus on you. When you know your normal, you’ll be equipped to notice any concerning changes, should they arise. That matters.

Sign up for Breast Health Reminders™: When life gets busy, it’s far too easy to put your health on the back burner. That’s why we created Breast Health Reminders, monthly text message reminders to be Breast Self-Aware. Text ‘PINK’ to 59227 to sign up* and we’ll ping you when it’s time to check in with your body for anything abnormal. Remember, no one has a greater responsibility to care for your body than you.

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