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July 1, 2008

Cancer-Fighting Foods

Filed under: HEALTH TIPS,PRODUCT INFO — mossagrow @ 12:18 am

A healthy, balanced diet is key, experts say, but these foods may have an extra punch.

Leafy greens: Deep green leafy vegetables are packed with lutein, vitamin A and folate, nutrients that may help prevent colon and ovarian cancer.

  • Spinach
  • Kale
  • Collard greens
  • Dandelion greens

Curry: Yellow curry contains cur-cumin, a pungent spice that may help prevent melanoma and other types of cancer cells from proliferating.

Cruciferous veggies: These contain phytochemicals that may cut the risk of stomach, breast and skin cancers.


  • Broccoli
  • Broccoli sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Bok choy
  • Cauliflower
  • Watercress
  • Swiss chard

Berries: These fruits contain antioxidants such as polyphenols, which counteract and repair cell damage.

  • Blueberries
  • Blackberries
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries
  • Cranberries
  • Red grapes

    Tomatoes: Studies suggest that having a tomato-rich diet may help lower the risk of developing both lung and stomach cancer.
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