Cancer, the number of people who are affected by this devastating disease is quite shocking. Over the past 40 years this disease really has become a devastating epidemic. In an age where we can develop incredible technology advances, we are still only scratching the surface of the direct causes of cancer, yet we are aware of preventative measures which can help lower the risk of cancer.
We can now identify an ever present link between diet and cancer, we are constantly bombarded with lists of what not to eat in regards to cancer (chips, fast food etc) but it’s just as important to review the otherside of the coin, what foods should we be eating to aid cancer treatment and prevention.
Here’s Cancer Shops Top 10 foods that and aid Cancer treatment and prevention
10. Garlic, onions, scallions, leeks and chives.
All of these contain cancer fighting substances such as allicin.
They contain the famous flavonoid lycopene.
8. Green Tea
Contains anti-cancer catechins, a very potent antioxidant.
By grinding it yourself and consuming when fresh, you can absorb its essential fatty acid, alpha-linolenic acid, lignans and other “healthy fats”.
Berries contain ellagic acid and anthocyanosides, it is common knowledge that blueberries are particularly powerful.
5. Grapes and Red Wine
Packed full of resveratrol, a powerful anti-oxidant
4. Legumes – Beans, Pea’s & Lentils
They contain saponins, protease inhibitors and much more
3. Dark Greens – Spinach and romaine lettuce
Full of fibre, folate and contain a wide range of cancer-fighting carotenoids. This also includes other dark coloured vegetables such as beetroot and red cabbage.
2. Globe artichoke
These contain very high levels of salvestrols.
1. CRUCIFEROUS VEGETABLES
These include Broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts many more. These CRUCIFEROUS VEGETABLES contain high amounts of anti-cancer substances such as sulforaphane.
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