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- Feb 14 2017
EAT YOUR WAY OUT OF CANCER!
Cancer is unpredictable, it can happen to anyone, anytime and anywhere. What’s the real cause of it? Well, no one really knows. Science predicts that not eating right, smoking, being overweight, following an unhealthy lifestyle or anything leading to an inactive life can be the cause of it.
Thankfully, nature has an answer to everything. Eating the right food before, during, and after cancer treatment can make the patient feel better and stronger. Also, the certain food contains anti-cancer properties.
Herbs have antioxidant properties. The bioactive compounds in it have the potential to induce cancer cell death or inhibit the growth of cancer cells.
Top herbs with anticancer properties are:
- Holy basil
We suggest you consult your doctor before using them to avoid any complication.
According to research, deficiency in essential micronutrients such as folic acid, vitamins B6, B12, C, and E, zinc, and iron, can be a possible cause of cancer because these nutrients are crucial for DNA methylation and synthesis.
Consume food rich in these micronutrients, such as:
- Dark Leafy Greens for the folic acid deficiency.
- Avocado for Vitamin B6 and B12 deficiency.
- Fortified breakfast cereals for Vitamin E and C deficiency.
- Beans for Zinc and iron deficiency.
Always go for organic food. Pesticides and herbicide used in industrial farming practices not only cause cancer but other health problems as well.
The organosulfur compounds in it can stop or slow tumor growth.
The bioactive compound in turmeric protects the body against stomach cancer.
- Whole grains
The dietary fiber, lignans, and polyphenols in it promote the cancer-fighting abilities of your body.
- Bright coloured foods
The anthocyanins in it have cancer-fighting potential.
This would include foods like:
- Purple grapes
- Red cabbage,
- Red wine
- Red onion
- Kidney beans
- Black beans
Top Cancer-Causing Foods
- Artificial sweeteners
Higher sugar diet is directly proportional to the risk of having cancer. Sweeteners such as saccharine, aspartame, and sucralose should be avoided as much as possible because they may generate damaging free radicals in the body. Go for natural sugar!
- Processed meat
- Over-cooked foods
- Foods with high in additives
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