Maintaining your daily health. You
know how important food is for your body, vitamins and minerals found in food
are crucial for the proper functioning of your body and every system it contains.
It has been proven time and again that what food you consume has a direct
impact on your total body health. Adding
the right fuel to other healthy lifestyle choices such as regular exercise and
plenty of water will increase your chances of living longer and stronger for
years and beyond.
Studies focused on the benefits
of using food as medicine have made fascinating discoveries in the last
decade. The results from prestigious
labs all over the world show us that one can improve general health to prevent
disease we can actively fight disease with healthy food.In actual fact, there
are cancer fighting foods specifically. There are natural foods available in
your local market that target and destroy cancer cells and cancer-causing cells;
Your Diet also plays a powerful role in staying cancer-free throughout your
stay in this world.
6 CANCER-FIGHTING FOODS YOU
NEED ON YOUR SHOPPING LIST
Known as a cruciferous
vegetable – related to kale, cauliflower, and cabbage – broccoli is high in
phytochemicals and the antioxidants glucoraphanin and indole-3-carbinol, which
have been proven to reduce the risk of cervical, breast, gastric, and prostate
cancers. Naturally anti-inflammatory,
good for your bones and heart, and nutrient dense (without the calories), broccoli
is a great addition to a healthy eating plan.
Since phytochemicals are heat-sensitive enzymes, the benefits of
broccoli are best raw or blanched.
Along with the other relatives
in the allium family – such as onions, leeks, and shallots – garlic contains
powerful antioxidants like alicin, proven to remove free radicals from your
body. It also boosts immunity, is
nutrient dense, lowers blood pressure and cholesterol levels, improves brain
function, and is a natural detoxifier.
Chop or crush garlic, allow to rest, then use it raw or in your favorite
The catechins found in green
tea have made it a superstar in the cancer-fighting food research. They are believed to be more powerful than
vitamin C in fighting free radical damage.
In multiple lab studies, this delicious beverage has been shown to
shrink existing tumors and inhibit the growth of cancer cells. Many experts suggest green tea daily as a
natural cancer preventative. As an added
benefit, it also reduces your risk of heart disease, lowers your LDL (bad)
cholesterol while raising your HDL (good) cholesterol, and lowers your blood
Always delicious, there are now
more reasons for you to eat these delicate fruits. Researchers found that strawberries slow down
the growth of cancer cells, protect your body from heart disease, lower
inflammation, prevent memory loss, and help you burn your body’s fat
stores. Strawberries and other
dark-colored berries – such as black raspberries, blueberries, boysenberries,
and, goji berries – are packed with flavor so you won’t even notice how healthy
Though this leafy green is low in calories, it
offers incredible health benefits with vitamins, minerals, and omega-3 fatty
acids that your body needs to stay strong (just like Popeye). It contains bio-chemicals called flavonoids –
at least thirteen discovered so far – that soak up damaging free radicals and
flushes them out. Particularly rich in
folate and fiber – two elements that doctors believe are essential to cancer
prevention – make spinach one of our favorite cancer-fighting foods.
It’s all about the lycopene – the antioxidant
that causes the red color of tomatoes – a powerful antioxidant known for
preventing the formation of certain cancers.
They also lower your risk of heart disease and are naturally
anti-inflammatory. The secret to getting
the full benefits of tomatoes lies in the preparation. Lycopene is released when tomatoes are
cooked. In fact, canned tomatoes have
even higher concentrations of lycopene than fresh.
There are many cancer-fighting
foods that I will explore in more detail but these 6 foods are a great place to
start. Available year-round,
inexpensive, and easy to find at your local store, these foods can help start
you on the road to a better diet. And
remember…always buy organic! Stay Alive! The world need you….
QUOTE BY DOUG
Life expectancy would grow by
leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.