24 Little Known Food Choices That May Help Prevent And Fight Cancer

Good Ol’ Fruits

15. Grab Some Grapefruit


These big citrusy pink fruits have high concentrations of lycopene, which is an antioxidant that decreases the risk of prostate cancer. A Harvard study carried out for 6 years collaborating 48000 doctors and health experts, showed that 10 servings of lycopene abundant foods per week reduced prostate cancer risk by 50 % percent.

16. Get Those Grapes And Raisins


The thin skin of red grapes is created by a phytochemical called resveratrol, which helps reduce cancer growth and helps clear heart issues. Grapes also have ellagic acid, which is a natural cleanser of environmental toxins that enter the lungs. Start popping some raisins or grapes at your desk or as a morning snack.

17. Add In Some Apples


Known to help with diarrhea, apple’s fiber-rich nature and procyanidins, which ferments in the colon and creates chemicals to fight cancer cells and even sends signals to kill them, says a medical research conducted in Germany.

18. Appreciate That Avocado


With natural plant-based monounsaturated fats and oils, these help your body’s cells absorb those cancer-fighting antioxidants from other foods such as your greens and tea, better. Add some to a lovely green salad and feel that protective nourishment.

19. Curl Up With Some Kiwi


Having the best of a kiwi is as simple as cutting it in half and eating the green flesh with a spoon. Almost like an atomic bomb of cancer-fighting antioxidants, it has copper, vitamin C, and vitamin E.

20. Cooking With Cherries


A handful of fresh and sour cherries is more than enough to benefit from its rich quercetin content, which is a potent anti-cancer flavonoid. Chop a few cherries to garnish your pancakes with or crush them to make a sauce for your desserts.

21. Brush Of Berries


Just adding a bunch of them to your cereal is enough to tap into blueberries top ranking antioxidant powerhouse, which are known to destroy the free radicals in the body, which tend to attack the body’s cells, damage and destroy them, leading to all kinds of cancers.

For Fellow Non-Vegetarians

22. Savor That Seafood


Some Australian researchers discovered that 1/3rd of those who ate more than four meals with fish in a week, were less likely to contract blood related cancers such as, myeloma, leukemia, and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. This is thanks to those omega-3 fatty-acids found in shrimp, scallops, tuna, salmon, halibut, mackerel and sardines.

23. Enjoy Them Eggs


By eating about 2 eggs a day, its rich vitamin D content helps reduce the risk of cancers that affect the heart, as well as diabetes.

24. Culture Venture


Try following a Japanese or Korean diet, which is rich in other cancer-fighting foods such as pickled cabbage (kimchi), fresh ginger, turmeric, scallions, fresh greens and more. If that doesn’t meet your palate, try some Mediterranean food which is riddled with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, feta cheese, garlic, leafy greens and the like. Studies showed that over 4000 women who went on this diet showed a 68% lower risk of breast cancer.

What other tasty cancer-fighting suggestions do you have?