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Top Foods That Fight Cancer Effectively


Cancer is a person’s nightmare hope you would agree to me? According to PubMedHealth cancer is the result of uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the body. Be warned! Cancer may develop in any organ or tissue. In this article we will discuss certain foods that help to fight cancer.

According to American Institute for Cancer Research blue berries, broccoli and cruciferous vegetables, cranberries, flax seed, beans, berries, dark green leafy vegetables, garlic, grape and grape juice, green tea, soy, tomatoes, whole grains help to fight cancer.

Now let us just see some of the important nutrients in these food stuffs. The secret of Blueberries is that they are rich in antioxidants. They are excellent sources of vitamin C, K, manganese and also posse’s considerable amount of fiber.

Some of the examples of cruciferous vegetables are broccoli, Brussels sprouts, green cabbage and cauliflower. Even if you do not like it, try to make a conscious effort to include these in your daily diet. The cruciferous veggies are store houses of folate, potassium, dietary fiber, magnesium, carotenoids, vitamins K, C and manganese.

Cranberries are rich in flavonoids and have very high amounts of antioxidants. Moving on to flax seed it contains magnesium, manganese, thiamin, fiber and selenium. Garlic which is a favorite in Indian cooking belongs to the family of allium. They contain many substances which fight cancer.
 
Whole grains are rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals and plant compounds called phyto chemicals which protect the cells from cancer. Not only this, whole grains also contains antioxidants, phenols, lignans and saponins which lower the risk of cancer.

Tomato is a great source of lycopene. Researchers found in animal studies that lycopene greatly reduces the risk of prostate cancer. Soy contains many compounds that have anticancer effects. Scientists have found out that grape seed extract is very effective against head and neck cancers. They did the experiment on mice and have come out very successful. 


According to ScienceDaily, researchers have found that black raspberries may prevent cancers of esophagus and colon. Pterostilbene a potent antioxidant found in blue berries fight cancer. Grape seed compounds boost the immune system and prevent skin cancer.

Drinking unfiltered apple juice two to three times daily prevents colon cancer. High fiber foods posses some special compounds which prevent prostate cancer. All the facts are presented before you, just dot it down grab your shopping bag rush to the market and fill your home with natural goodies.

Take care,
Swarnam

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