is important especially during menstruation and the luteal phase. Most lettered vitamins have anti-oxidant effects; and most vitamins with anti-oxidant effects also have anti-cancer properties. Daily amounts are used.
Vitamins, fat soluble
Fat soluble vitamins mostly focus their action inside cell walls. Most if not all of these are anti-oxidants.
- Vitamin A
Synthetic beta-carotene doesn't have many of Vitamin A's beneficial properties. Other synthetic vitamin A and previtamin A (cartenoids) should be fine.
- Vitamin D
Helps prevent cancer. Do not take more than 1,000 IU, because more than this amount can cause calcium deposits in vital organs. For reference: therapeutic doses of Vitamin D have been double that number, but this is not needed here.
- Vitamin E
Vitamin E is good against fibriotic breasts. It also preserves other vitamins and minerals. Natural vitamin E is more effective.
Vitamins, water soluble
- Vitamin K
Anti-oxidant properties. It is also known for aiding with blood clots.
Water soluble vitamins perform many of their actions in the bloodstream. Synthetic water soluble vitamins perform similar to natural water soluble vitamins.
- B Vitamins
Few B vitamins are antioxidants. B vitamins are needed for cellular function
Here are selected minerals for breast health. Many of these minerals are good against fibriotic breasts and pms symptoms. Minerals are also important during menstruation, when mineral loss occurs. This list is incomplete.
Has antioxidant properties.
More than 20mg, but way less than 45mg which is the UL
More than 15mg, but way less than 40mg which is the UL
- Calcium and Magnesium
These two are listed together because they must be taken in proper proportion to each other. Proportion these two equally according to each's Daily Value; For instance if the DV of calcium taken is 100%, then that is the % of magnesium to be taken; These two values should be within 2/3s of each other.
* Women's iron intake may help to protect against PMS
* The Real Vitamin and Mineral Book
* Optimal Muscle Performance and Recovery