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If we want to prevent and fight cancer then we first need to start with a healthy immune system. Eating foods that are in rich in nutrients and are high in antioxidants are our best defence. Researchers have found certain foods have the ability to detoxify carcinogens before they can cause damage.

Cruciferous Vegetables

Broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, brussel sprouts, kale, horseradish, spinach, watercress. Eat raw or lightly steamed. These vegetables will detoxify carcinogens before they cause damage and will stop the the growth of cancer cells of the lung, colon, prostate, uterine lining, cervix and breast.

Cancer-Fighting Mushrooms

Researchers have found these 6 mushrooms can help fight cancer while stimulating the immune system: Reishi , Shitake, Maitake, Chaga, Coriolus Versicolour  and Cordyceps Sinensis.

Limu Juice

Limu juice comes from seaweed and its main ingredient is fucoidan that safely kills cancer cells. You can mix limu juice with fruit and vegetables to mask the bitter taste of seaweed.

Horseradish

Horseradish contains high levels of glucosinolates that speeds the livers ability to detoxify carcinogens and suppress the growth of tumors according to research.

Onions

Onions contains the powerful ingredient quercetin that has anti-cancer, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties.

Wild Blueberries

Wild blueberries is an anti-cancer food and it has the highest anti-oxidants of all berries.

Red raspberries

Red raspberries have powerful antioxidants such as Vitamin C, gallic acid and quercetin, that fight against cancer by preventing abnormal cells division that causes cancer. It is also great for your heart and reduces risk of cardiovascular disease.

Strawberries

Studies done at the American Association for Cancer Research shows eating strawberries prevented early lesions from developing into tumors.

Cherries

Cherries contains perillyl alcohol that is highly effective in killing cancer cells.

Chlorophyll Foods

Spirulina, Chlorella, Nettles and Alfalfa plant all contains anti-cancer properties that prevent or slow down the cancer by bonding to the substances that cause the cancer therefore preventing their absorption into the bloodstream.

Asparagus

Asparagus has the highest concentration of the glutathione that is effective for detoxifying carcinogens, protecting cells of radical damage and boosting the immune system.

Avocados

Avocados is another excellent source of glutathione that detoxifies carcinogens and protects cells of radical damage and boosts the immune system.

Tomatoes

Tomatoes contains a potent antioxidant lycopene and studies done  show it reduced the risk of breast cancer, cervical, prostate, lung, pancreatic, stomach and other cancers. It is most beneficial when used in soups, tomato sauce, tomato paste, and spaghetti etc.

Carrots

Carrots contains the compound falcarinol that inhibits cancer. Best eaten raw or steamed or boil the carrots whole to get the most falcarinol.

Brazil Nuts

Excellent source of selenium that protects against radical damage and prevents tumor growth.

Almonds

Excellent source of melatonin and research has shown that it helps lower the risk of colon cancer and breast cancer.

Green Tea

Research done on green tea shows it may help destroy cancer cells.

 Cancer Fighting  Herbs And Spices

Herbs and spices have long been used for medicinal purposes healing inflammation, digestive problems, and lowering blood pressure. These herbs and spices all contain antioxidants which are important in eliminating free radicals that turns healthy cells into abnormal cells leading to cancer.

These are all powerful herbs and spices that have powerful antioxidants, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiviral and has antifungal properties to help prevent and fight cancer, and you should try to add to your diet on a regular basis.

Turmeric

Turmeric is a highly effective cancer treatment because it contains the powerful cancer-fighting polyphenol Curcumin. Inhibits the growth of various cancer cells and destroys tumors found in Breast cancer, Ovarian,  Colon, Bladder, Kidney, Liver, Pancreatic, Stomach, Bone Cancer, Brain Tumors,  Prostate, Leukemia,  Melanoma, and other cancers.

Garlic

It is one of the strongest cancer cures available according to research due to the sulfur compounds to neutralize cancer cells and shrink tumours. It boosts the immune system and increases the number of infection fighting white cells. Its antioxidant properties reduced the build up of free radicals in the bloodstream.

Cayenne

Cayenne pepper is one of the most powerful healing remedies in the world along with garlic. It is a hot red powder made from chili peppers. It contains alkaloid capsaicin and it can kill cancer cells of the lung, pancreas, and prostate. Cayenne increases blood flow and it can also stop a heart attack within 30 seconds. Clinical studies done shows cayenne pepper kills androgen-independant prostate cancer cells in men.

Basil

Basil has strong antiviral, anti-bacterial and antioxidant properties and evidence shows that it protects against cancer.

Cinnamon

Cinnamon contains cinnamaldehyde that kills bacteria, including Salmonella, Staphylococcus, and E.Coli. Studies show to reduce cancer risk due to high levels of iron and calcium.

Oregano

This spice has antimicrobial properties and protects against colon cancer and restricts the growth of cancer cells in the body.

Sage

Sage contains an anti-cancer compound called thujone and studies show it fights cancer by destroying cancer kills, and can reduce your risk of melanoma by 32%  if  consumed on a weekly basis.

Rosemary

Rosemary contains (caffeic acid and rosemarinic acid), its powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agents help protect your body from damage cause by free radicals.

Ginger

Ginger root contains gingerol and can kill cancer cells. Can add to vegetable dishes, salads and other dishes.

Parsley

Parsley contains polyacetylenes which helps to protect against carginogens especially in tobacco smoke according to research.

Mint

Fresh mint contains phytochemical limonene and has powerful antioxidants, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiviral and has antifungal properties and is often used for treating ailments such as the common cold, bronchitis, sinusitis, IBS, tuberculous , gallstones and other ailments. Studies done, show Mint can stop the growth of tumors. You can add some chopped fresh mint leaves to you salads, gravies or any other dish to add flavor.

Cat’s Claw

A powerful stimulant of the immune system. It also helps to minimize the effects of chemo and radiation, and this herb has been shown to shrink cancer tumors.

Wheatgrass

Wheatgrass contains large amounts of chlorophyll and not only does it protect against cancer but can cure it. Wheatgrass contains extremely potent anti-cancer chemicals including laetrile and abscisic acid. helps cleanse the kidney and liver and purifies the blood.