Friday, October 29, 2010

Cancer Fighting Vegetables and Fruits (Part One)

Try eating some of these cancer fighting vegetables and fruits to prevent cancer and live a healthier diet.

In today’s world of modern technology and fast food people are forgetting to eat their vegetables. The best way to maintain a healthy diet is to be on a natural one. Everyone has heard an apple a day keeps the doctor away and that is essentially true. Recent studies and research has just started to catch up to the old notion that clearly shows evidence that links eating a diet of vegetables and fruit is beneficial in preventing cancer and are loaded with antitoxins. Here is a list of must-have cancer fighting vegetables and fruits you need to have in your house for everyday cooking and everyday living.

Garlic and Onions

Garlic and onions are part of the Allium vegetable family which includes scallions, and chives. The Alluim vegetables contain cancer fighting compounds such as organosulfur, quartering, and allixin. Research has shown that these compounds in garlic can stop and slow down the growth of tumors in the bladder, stomach, colon, and prostate.


Ginger is a unique and clever fighter of cancer cells. Ginger has been known for the treatment of nausea and has inflammatory properties. Ginger works cleverly by autophagic, causing cell death, along with apoptosis to cancer cells. Ginger also kills bacteria, inflammation, and fights tumors.


Cabbage has phytochemicals such as (AITC) allyl-isothicyanate that fight disease and are good for reducing and preventing breast cancer cells. The chemical AITC can be found in horseradish, wasabi, cabbage, mustard, and sprouts.


Carrots are very popular since they have a great source of beta carotene, vitamin A, which is good for improving eyesight, and carrots contains vitamins B1, B2, B6, K and folic acid. Carrots are loaded with antioxidants and help reduced the risk of cancer developing within the body.


Celery can reduce blood pressure, it purifies, and alkalinizes the blood, and is a good source of sodium, iron, calcium, potassium, B-complex, and magnesium. Celery helps with liver and kidney function, adds in digestion, and inhibits cancer growing cells.


Cilantro contains an antibacterial properties that is well known to prevent indigestion and widely used as a digestive aid for thousands of years. Cilantro is an anti-inflammatory and helps in fighting skin cancer, contains antioxidants like caffeic acid and chlorogenic acid. Cilantro is a germ fighter, helps with bloating and weight loss, helps the heart by reducing bad cholesterol.


Parsley is an ancient herb dating back over 2000 years and is loaded with iron, potassium, calcium, Vitamin A, and contains more vitamin C than an orange. Parsley gives energy, stops and prevents the cancer causing carcinogenics from eating fried foods. Parsley is full of potent antioxidants and cancer preventative properties.

Any one of these foods is a great source of cancer fighting prevention and optimum for maintaining good health. Many home-cooked recipes are rich in vegetables, herbs, and spices that not only add taste, but are completely beneficial for proper functions within the body and promoting long life. It is no wonder that naturally grown food is a lot more healthier than process chemically made food. Even grandma’s homemade chicken noodle vegetable soup is the number one home remedy for relieving the symptoms of the common cold and nothing is beats a home-cooked meal full of nutrition and made with love.

Beating Cancer with Nutrition, book with CD
How to Prevent and Treat Cancer with Natural Medicine
Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Cancer
Understanding Nutrition

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