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8 Foods that might help patients beat cancer

Dr Gunes Dr Hossami

Dr. Adem Günes & Dr. Abdulla El-Hossami

26.08.2022
8 Foods that might help patients beat cancer
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Some blogs declare that the wisest way to avoid the deadliest diseases like cancer is by eating a healthy and balanced diet. But only to clear people’s minds, we are providing information that it is not that easy to beat cancer naturally. Anywhere you see an advertisement, try to neglect it right at that moment. The research that they inform us about is based on small experiments performed on mice or that occurred in Labs. When it comes to human health, the foods were eaten by the people in routine in the past, and results revealed that the people who ate those specific foods had fewer chances to develop cancer than those who didn’t.

Here are enlisted 8 foods having cancer-preventing properties

• Turmeric and ginger:
Both of this food contains anti-inflammatory components that may decrease the progression of cancer cells. Derived from the root of ginger, turmeric, which is used in every Asian dish, contains curcumin as an active element that swiftly destroyed cancer cells when tested in a lab.

• Lentils and Beans:
The two favorite foods of eastern countries hold miraculous power to help defeat digestive malignancies such as colon cancer. These are proven to reduce the damage caused in DNA due to toxins found in the body. The phytonutrients found in this nutritious food increase fiber in our body which decreases the incidence of tumor cells growth in the population.

• Foods that are rich in folate:
Vitamin B9 or folic acids, and folate can help prevent cancer cells to develop. There is a complex connection between folate of tumor cells, people who take a folate diet have relatively low chances to develop cancer than others. Peas, beans, lentils, and green veggies are found to be high in Vitamin B complex.

• Berries:
This soft and pulpy fruit is among incredibly healthy foods. They contain flavonoid antioxidants that aim to minimize tumor formation. The best and delicious way to eat them is by adding them to Greek yogurt with a swirl of honey. Berries combined with yogurt provide essential proteins, prebiotics, and probiotics.

• Cruciferous veggies:
These vegetables have a large list, mustard, broccoli, kale, and cabbage are the members of the group. They own a variety of anti-cancerous components that are sulforaphane, diindolylmethane, and a vital mineral known as selenium. It is recommended to fry them in low heat as they might lose important nutrients when overcooked.

• Green tea:
The hot beverage is most known for its antioxidant properties that are hard on cancer Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) and catechins are the phytonutrients reported being present in green tea leaves. They are an essential component to suppress the malignancies located anywhere in the body. One should drink a half-gallon of green tea in a day.

• Vitamin D:
Numerous foods have vitamin D in them. To lower the risk of colon and breast cancer, several clinical studies have indicated that vitamin D has an important role in lowering the risk of them, and it also boosts the survival chances of patients with lung cancer. Vitamin
D is found in eggs, salmons, catfish, mackerel, and sardines. Other than the food, it can be taken directly from sunlight.

• Dark-colored green vegetables:
As declared by the nutritionists, veggies having dark green color are potent enough to reverse the spread of cells dividing abnormally. Spinach, lettuce, and beets are all considered high in antioxidants as well as folate. Cancer when detected earlier, can be prevented by the use of fresh and juicy green veggies.

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