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Which are the best foods to prevent cancer?

Which are the best foods to prevent cancer?

Following a healthy diet has important benefits on our health, but it also slows down or prevents cancer. Let’s find out together the most efficient foods.

There are some foods which can prevent cancer, which nowadays is very common. As for hypertension or colds, some products can fight the growth of tumor cells.

Best foods to prevent cancer

A healthy diet and a good lifestyle are the first weapons to safeguard your health and avoid diseases. Here are some foods that can help your body preventing cancer.

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Tomatoes contain lycopene, an active ingredient which reduces cancer incidence, especially in cases of prostate, lung and digestive tract tumors.

Many of you already know turmeric is ideal to fight numerous diseases. Other than being and anti-tumor food, it also has anti-inflammatory, hepatoprotective, anti-oxidants and other properties. Researches showed that turmeric is ideal to prevent ovaries, breast, liver and stomach cancer.

Wheat is fundamental to prevent pancreas, stomach, breast and colon cancer, because it speeds up intestinal movements and helps eliminating carcinogenic substances in the digestive tract. Try and eat bread rich in fiber and wholewheat cereals, for example rye.

Ginger is well-known for prostate and breast diseases, because it has anti-inflammatory properties. Instead, broccoli contains sulphoraphane, which according to the scientific community protects against cancer.

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Green leaf vegetables like spinach, cabbage or Savoy cabbage contain substances such as lutein and zeaxanthin, which reduce breast cancer incidence.

Choose oil when you’re cooking or when you want to season your foods: it is rich in antioxidants and phytonutrients, fundamental to avoid oxidation and free radicals, which cause cancers. Finally, beans have a high content of fibers and omega 3, which slow cancer down.

Drinks to prevent cancer

Aloe vera juice is perfect to fight and especially to prevent the first phases of lung and pancreas cancer. Moreover, it also has benefits for the immune system.

Moreover, red wine contains polyphenols and resveratrol: they are the perfect allies to fight and prevent tumor cells.

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