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									20 Best Cancer Fighting Foods

By Kris Reddy

Cancer can be cured with a nutritious diet of anti-oxidant foods and
nutrients.There are so many foods that fight cancer. The following are
some of the best ones.

    Beans: Beans have saponins in them, which make slow division of
cancer cells. Soy beans have phytoastrogens in addition to saponins,
which is good for preventing breast and prostate cancer.

    Berries: Berries have antioxidants and flavonoids which are anti
cancer agents.

    Red grapes: Red grapes use bio flavonoids to counter the cancer
causing agents. These grapes also shut off the valve that release
tumorcausing enzymes.

    Green leafy vegetables: They have folic acid and fiber and are found
to decrease Uro-digestive cancers such as mouth cancer, stomach cancer
and colon cancer.

    Cruciferous vegetables (Broccoli, cauliflower): This type of
vegetables induce enzymes that can fight cancer causing chemicals that
are in your food. Indole 3- carbinol in Broccoli attracts the cancer
causing estrogen and converts it to a more productive estrogen.
Sulforaphane in Broccoli helps to fight colon and rectal cancer.

    Carrots and Sweet Potatoes: Beta carotene in these vegetables act as
a super weapon against all types of cancer like breast, lung, mouth,
stomach and prostate.

    Tomatoes: Tomatoes have lycopene and prevent mainly prostate cancer
along with other cancers. Cooked tomatoes have more lycopene compared to
raw ones.

    Avocados: Avocados have glutathione in them which are good for
scavenging free radicals that damage the cell. They also have the ability
to destroy viral hepatitis, which is leading cause of viral cancer.

    Green tea: Green tea has ECGC, a chemical that turns on cancer
fighting genes.

    Spices: Spices such as turmeric, garlic, ginger, cayenne pepper,
cinnamon have anti cancer effects.

    Chili peppers and Jalapeños: Compounds in chilies and Jalapenos are
deadly for cancer causing agents.

    Garlic: Sulfides in garlic supercharge immune system causing them to
fight against cancer cells.
    Figs: Benzaldehyde in figs can shrink the tumor size if it goes out
of control.

    Whole grain: Whole grains such as wheat, oats are high in
antioxidants and fiber and have anti cancer properties.

    Flax seeds: Lignans, a type of phytoastrogen found in flax seeds
binds with the estrogen hormone and prevent breast cancer in women.

    Mushrooms: Long chain polysaccharides known as beta-glucans are one
of the best immune enhancing substances. They also have very powerful
anti-tumor properties

    Grape fruit: Grape fruit cleans up the mess left behind by
carcinogens. It also fight the development of breast cancer.

    Nuts: Nuts in general are crazy about cancer suppression. The Brazil
nut has added super power of Selenium, which can fight prostate cancer.

    Lemons and Oranges: These two fruits stimulate lymphocytes, a type of
cells that fight cancer cells.

    Yoghurt: Acidophilus bacteria found in yoghurt have been shown to
have anti-cancer properties. They prevent the formation of carcinogens
from bile acids. Animals studies have shown slower tumor growth when fed
with yoghurt containing live bacterial cultures.

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