This October, Pura Vida is partnering with Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC) to help bring more awareness to their mission of promoting early detection and a healthy, active lifestyle as the best means of breast cancer prevention.
Want to learn more about early detection and prevention? B4BC’s 7 Steps to Stomp Out Breast Cancer are a great place to start:
1. CHECK YOURSELF
Perform monthly breast self-exams (BSE).
Report any changes to your doctor and schedule annual exams.
2. BE ACTIVE
Surf. Skate. Snowboard. Dance. Do what you love!
3. EAT YOUR GREENS
Grub on fruits and vegetables that contain high fiber, anti-oxidants, and other nutrients that help fight disease.
4. LIVE GREEN
Ride your bike, use eco-friendly products, recycle. A Healthier Earth = A Healthier You!
5. DON’T SMOKE
Quit if you do. Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body and contributes to several types of cancers.
6. LIMIT ALCOHOL INTAKE
Take it easy on the sauce and get an early start on riding or catching waves.
7. LOVE YOURSELF
Activate these steps into your lifestyle and remember…
EARLY DETECTION + ACTIVE LIFESTYLE =
Click here for more educational resources, or download the B4BC app to get monthly self-exam reminders sent directly to your phone!
SHOP TO SUPPORT
Each style in our Breast Cancer Awareness Collection gives back to Boarding for Breast Cancer. Check out our newest styles below!
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