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Anti Cancer Foods

By Edited Dec 22, 2013 1 2

No single food alone can play a role in fighting or preventing cancer, but put them together with or as a meal, to weigh the mix of meat and vegetables, at least 2 / 3 of the plant foods, up to 1 / 3 animal protein. According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, this "new generation of diet with the United States" is important for cancer. In order to give you the choice to make good and bad judgments.

1.Fruits and vegetables are rich in anti-cancer substances, and the more vivid the color, the more nutrient rich. These foods can help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight, but also quickly reduce your risk of cancer. Being overweight can increase the risk of many cancers, including colon cancer, esophageal cancer, and kidney cancer.

2.Folic acid can prevent colon cancer, breast cancer, colorectal cancer also important B vitamins. You can find it a hearty breakfast table. Breakfast cereals and whole wheat flour products are a good source of folic acid. Orange juice, lemon, strawberry is also rich in folic acid. Other great sources of folate include asparagus, eggs, chicken gizzards, beans, sunflower seeds and green leafy vegetables (spinach, romaine lettuce). According to the American Cancer Society, the best way to get folic acid, not by pills, but should increase in the normal diet of fruits and vegetables and fortified grain products intake.

3.Reducing the ammount of processed meats intake can help you reduce the incidence of colorectal cancer and gastric cancer risk. Also, smoked and pickled meat products will increase the potential carcinogenic risk of cancer.

4.Although there is no sufficient evidence to prove the effectiveness of tea, but it still is recognized as a potent anti-cancer effects beverages, especially green tea. Laboratory studies have shown that green tea can prevent and slow down the esophagus, liver, breast, prostate cancer cell growth as well. There are other long-term studies have shown that tea and reduced bladder cancer, gastric cancer and pancreatic cancer morbidity.

5. Grapes or grape juice, especially the purple grapes or red grapes are rich in resveratrol has a strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effect. Laboratory studies have shown that it can block programs that make cells cancerous. Just not enough evidence prove that grapes or drink grape juice can prevent and even treat cancer.

6.Water not only great to quench thirst, it can protect you in order to avoid suffering from bladder cancer. It is through the dilution of potential carcinogens in the bladder play a protective role. At the same time to drink more water, you can increase your urine output, thus reducing bladder carcinogen and intima contact time, which also played a protective role.

7. Beans are great for thier health benefits, and a great anti cancer food. Soy is rich in phytochemicals may protect cells in our bodies in order to avoid the damage that will lead to cancer. These substances in vitro experiments showed that inhibition of tumor growth and prevent tumor cells release substances that damage nearby.

8. Cruciferous vegetables which include broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, brussels sprouts, cabbage and kale. They contain nutrients that can help us fight cancer, like colon cancer, breast cancer, cervical cancer and so on.

9. Eat dark green leafy vegetables, lettuce, kale, chicory, spinach and beets, etc. The green leafy vegetables are rich in dietary fiber, folic acid and carotenoids, which can protect us from oral cancer, throat cancer, pancreatic cancer, lung cancer, skin cancer , gastric cancer and other violations.

10. Strawberries and Rasberries contain a ellagic acid called phytonutrients, a potent antioxidant. Blueberries also contain potent antioxidants of great value for your health. These antioxidants by eliminating the body will want to harm our health as those cells to resist cancer free radicals. You can try to uses the staff to decorate your oatmeal, dry cereal, yogurt or even salads, such as to increase the intake of nutrient-rich berries.

11. Sugar can lead to cancer directly, but it may replace other energy-rich nutrients against cancer by your food intake, and it adds to your calories, which is leading a factor of overweight and diabetes. Fruit can be used as a sweetener in place of sugar at the same time gave you a wealth of vitamins.



Feb 16, 2011 1:56am
Nice article! You even include water in this list. No doubt that is key!
Apr 5, 2011 5:04pm
Great article, focused on main raw foods to fight against cancer.
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