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11 Cancer-Fighting Foods

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11-cancer-fighting-foodsAdd more of these super-foods to your diet to ease cancer worries. 

It’s no secret that eating plant-based foods is nutritious and have many health benefits. These eleven plant-based foods are cancer fighters. A number of articles and studies at Michigan State University, University of Michigan, The Ohio State University, and their respective medical schools as well as health professionals all over the nation prove these super-foods are cancer-fighting foods.

11 Cancer-Fighting Super-Foods

Broccoli: This green veggie boosts body’s protective enzymes, fights cancer stem cells, and flushes the body of cancer causing chemicals. Broccoli helps to fight the following: breast cancer, liver cancer, skin cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, bladder cancers, and stomach cancers.

11-cancer-fighting-foods-3Berries: While berries in general are great to eat because they are loaded with phytonutrients that fight cancer. Black raspberries contain phytochemicals that slow down the growth of premalignant cells and help to prevent feeding cancerous tumors. Berries help to fight colon, oral, esophageal, and skin cancers.

Legumes: Lentils, black beans and navy beans may give you gas but they’ll also give you what you need to protect against cancer growth. Beans help to fight breast and colon cancers.

Walnuts: If you’re a nutty person, choose more walnuts. Walnuts helps to block hormone receptors such as in estrogen which in turn, fights breast and prostate cancers.

Garlic: You may like the strong smell but it’s strong in how it tells carcinogens to stay away. Chop and crush garlic and place it into your favorite dishes; it fights stomach cancers, breast cancer, colon cancer, and esophageal cancer.

11-cancer-fighting-foods-2Tomatoes: If you’re a lover of this fruit, that’s awesome! Tomatoes provide the best benefits when cooked and helps to fight lung, prostate, endometrial, and stomach cancers. So, if you like to make homemade pizza or spaghetti dishes - pour on the tomato sauce and enjoy!

Cabbage, Greens (collards and mustards), Spinach, Cauliflower, and Kale: These cruciferous veggies contain properties that knock cancer down! 

Bonus Cancer Fighters

You don’t have to eat these foods raw - cook them, grill them, steam them, add them in your salad, or even as a topping to your pizza. Other items to add to your cancer-fighting diet are green tea, folate, vitamin D, ginger, turmeric, chocolate, and red wine.

 

 

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