NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

More than 331,000 new cases will be diagnosed this year, according to the American Cancer Society.

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Medical lifestyle expert Dr. Eudene Harry says there are several things you can do to lower your risk.

Adjusting your diet can help.

Avoid a high-fat diet, processed foods, a high-sugar diet and alcohol.

“We need to know that saturated fats and processed foods have been linked with a higher risk of breast cancer, and while we can’t prove causation, anything that’s linked to a higher risk of breast cancer is something that I want to be concerned about,” Harry said.

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Harry says many studies coming out show that certain foods “go a long way towards helping us to prevent the disease.”

Foods to include in your diet are berries, polyunsatured fats, foods high in beta carotene, high-fiber foods, cruciferous vegetables and dark green, leafy vegetables.

Supplements like sulforaphane, curcumin and vitamin D are also being studied in connection to lowering the risk for breast cancer.

Harry says exercise has also been shown to reduce your risk of breast cancer.

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Incorporate yoga in times of low energy, CrossFit in times of high energy and 20-minute high-intensity interval training workouts at home.