3. Eating more soy products can prevent cancer. Phytonutrients (for example, isoflavones) that are found in soy products inhibit the growth of new blood vessels necessary for tumor survival. (Ask Dr Sears, n.d).
6. Drinking more water stimulates the immune system, removes waste and toxins, and transports nutrients to all of your organs. (Paul and Smith, 2012).
7. Boosting antioxidant intake also prevents cancer. Antioxidants are powerful vitamins, protecting against cancer and optimising body function. Fruits and vegetables are good sources of antioxidants such as vitamin C, vitamin E and selenium. Dark chocolate also has antioxidants. (Paul and Smith, 2012).
8. Certain spices are also said to prevent cancer:
The following foods are also thought to prevent cancer:
a type of Chinese cabbage, contains brassinin. This is a powerful cancer-fighter, and is also found in broccoli, cauliflower and brussels sprouts. Dr Oz advised that Bok Choy be eaten 3 times a week, in 1/2 cup servings, to obtain its full benefits. (Dr Oz, 2012).Bok Choy
2. An apple a day may keep the oncologist away. Pectin, the fiber in apple skin, can prevent the growth of harmful bacteria and nourish cells of the intestinal lining. (Ask Dr Sears, n.d).
is a fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids and low in mercury. Three 6-ounce servings a week is ideal to prevent cancer. Flounder(Dr Oz, 2012).
6. Garlic is thought to have some anticancer benefits. (Ask Dr Sears, n.d).
help prevent cancers. strawberries(Dr Oz, 2012).
contain 3 different cancer-fighting molecules. Artichokes(Dr Oz, 2012).
Below are some anti-cancer fruits:
Be sure to try to make some of the suggested dietary changes, and add some of the suggested foods to your diet. This will help prevent cancer.
Try experimenting with some fun and tasty meals that include as many cancer-preventing foods as possible. What cancer-preventing meals will you create?