Foods That Fight Breast Cancer

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Foods That Fight Breast Cancer

Consume colorful vegetables and fruits. Cabbage and spinach contain best nutrients your body needs to defend cancer cells, like fiber, phytochemicals, vitamin B, chlorophyll etc. Plums and peaches are rich in antioxidants and destroy breast cancer causing cells. Jalapeno contains phytochemicals, which fight the growth of cancer cells. 

Green peppers contain chlorophyll, which binds cancer causing carcinogens found in the gut. Red peppers contain capsaicin and carotenoids. Carrots also contain carotenoids and pectin, which your gut's helpful bacteria will love. Tomatoes contain Lycopene, which is a strong antioxidant. Beetroots contain Anthocyanin which kills cancer cells.

Pulses can neutralize free radicals in your gut.

Eat less saturated fat. A high-fat diet causes your body to break down sugar less efficiently. Studies show that saturated fat like butter, dairy products and meat is the culprit. Do not char your food. Olive oil contains antioxidants and stops the growth of cancer causing cells.

Turmeric contains curcumin, which fights cancer cells.

Ginger is an anti-inflammatory agent.

Green tea may help keep breast cancer at bay. Green tea contains phytochemicals.

Chew food and eat slowly. This aids in better digestion and absorption of good nutrients.

Blueberry, Raspberry, strawberries are rich in antioxidants and phytochemicals, which play an important role in reducing oxidation and cancer cell formation in the body.

Lentils and legumes contain folic acid that prevents cancer risks.

Intermittent fasting will help your body burn fat.

Whole grains like barley, oats, brown rice, amaranth are all anti-breast cancer foods.

Fish oil supplements can reduce the risk of breast cancer. Fish oil supplements, flax seed and nuts are rich in antioxidants and omega 3 fatty acids. Walnuts make an ideal anti-breast cancer food. Sunflower seeds are high in vitamin E and vitamin C. Pumpkin seeds and sesame seeds inhibit cancer cell growth and protect cells from free radicals.

Pomegranate contains polyphenol ellagic acid that prevents cancer cell growth.

Limit your caffeine and alcohol intake. The limit for a single glass.

Garlic is rich in garlic allium, a cancer-fighting compound. Garlic slows tumor growth and reduces the risk of breast cancer.

Drink at least eight glasses of water daily. Water stored in plastics contain contaminants.

Mushrooms boost the immune system and fight cancer.

Eat a lot of whole grains and nuts.

Every time your pancreas has to make insulin metabolize white sugar, your liver is making IGF, which is one of the major promoters of breast cancer. So replace your white sugar with stevia, honey or maple syrup.

Eliminate all additives, food preservatives, artificial food colors and chemicals.

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