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Five Kinds Of Anti-Cancer Food

Author : John Welsh

Diet and cancer are highly related with each other. If you eat food correctly, it has certain effect in the prevention of cancer. Here we will introduce five kinds of anti-cancer food for you.

1. Lung cancer: spinach

Spinach contains many kinds of antioxidants, which can help prevent lung cancer caused by the damage of free radicals. Eating some spinach every day can reduce the risk of lung cancer at least by 50%. In addition, tomato, carrot, pumpkin, pear and apple also can prevent the occurrence of lung cancer.

2. Breast cancer: kelp

Kelp is not only rich in vitamin E and dietary fiber, but also contains trace element iodine. Scientists believe that iodine deficiency is one of the risk factors for breast cancer. As a result, often eating kelp can help prevent breast cancer. Japanese women are less likely to suffer from breast cancer, and this is mainly because that they often eat kelp and other seaweed food. At the same time, sweet potato, tomato, water chestnut, and soybean also have the effect in the prevention of breast cancer.

3. Intestinal cancer: celery

Celery contains a large number of cellulose. After food enters into the intestinal tract, celery can speed up the digestion of the food, clear away the toxic substances in the intestine, and promote the excretion of bile acids, so it is very effective in the prevention of colorectal cancer. In addition, often eating garlic can also reduce the risk of colon cancer by 30%. At the same time, sweet potato, cabbage, and wheat bran are also extremely effective in preventing cancer.

4. Pancreatic cancer: cauliflower

American experts recently point out, eating cauliflower, broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables can reduce the risk of pancreatic cancer. Research shows that, this may be related with the natural folic acid contained in these vegetables. In recent years, study also find out that, radish can also help fight against pancreatic cancer. This is because radish contains mustard oil, which can interact with the enzyme. It has the effects of promoting gastrointestinal motility, increasing the appetite and improving the digestion.

5. Skin cancer: asparagus

Asparagus is one of the most popular vegetables in recent years. It is rich in vitamins, nucleic acids and other ingredients, which have a certain effect in the prevention of lymphoma, bladder cancer, skin cancer, and so on.

Besides, soybean can prevent cervical cancer; garlic can prevent gastric cancer; and mushroom can prevent liver cancer.

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