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Cancer is one of the chronic diseases which affect the people in maximum quantity. But we can prevent it with the healthy diet and some of them are given below which can help in the prevention of cancer.
A compound is present in cabbage called indole-3-carbinol which fights with estrogen, that estrogen is responsible for the breast cancer development. This compound indole-3-carbinol converts estrogen’s harmful effect into useful compounds.
Cauliflower fight with the cancer, It is an antioxidant and it also has anti-inflammatory properties. Cauliflower reduces the risk of bladder cancer, ovarian cancer, colon cancer, breast cancer and prostate cancer.
Mushrooms help in reducing the risk of diabetes and boost the immunity of the person. It is a good source of vitamin B and iron provides prevention through allergies, high cholesterol and tumors.
Mushrooms also counteract the side effects like nausea which is related to cancer therapies.
Sulforaphaneis a compound present in cruciferous vegetables which help in the prevention of cancer development. Best way to get the benefits of broccoli is the broccoli sprouts.
Carrots can help in reducing the risk of lung cancer, mouth cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer, bladder cancer, throat cancer, stomach cancer, and intestine cancer.
• Sweet potatoes:
Sweet potato contains polyphenol antioxidants caffeic acid and di & tri-caffeoylquinic acids which help in the reduction of lung cancer, gall bladder cancer, liver cancer, kidney cancer and breast cancer.
Grapefruit fight with the diabetes and cancer and it also provide detox to the body. Consumption of grapefruit with medication can lead to dangerous side effects.
Proanthocyanidins a chemical which is present in the seed of grape that reduce colon cancer, breast cancer and prostate cancer
Tomato contains lycopene which can fight with cancer. Lycopene is an antioxidant which fights free radicals and cancer cells. Tomatoes are the good source of vitamin A, C & E and prevent from breast cancer, prostate cancer, mouth cancer, pancreas cancer, colon cancer
Antioxidants present in raspberries help in the reduction of stomach cancer, colon cancer and breast cancer. Ellagic acid of raspberry prevent from skin, bladder, lung and oesophagus cancer.
Papaya is a superfood for cancer, isothiocyanates a compound present in papayas which protects the cells from cancer & beta carotene & lycopene are effective for reducing free radicals.
• Oranges and lime:
Orange and lime can help in boosting your immunity because it contains limonene which produces cancer killing immune cells.
Flaxseeds help in curing prostate cancer and breast cancer and also prevent the growth of cancerous cells and spread of cancerous cells.
Garlic is a good source to reduce some cancers such as colon cancer, oesophagus cancer, stomach cancer, breast cancer and pancreas cancer.
According to Indian ayurveda, turmeric has several medicinal properties, it has a chemical compound called curcumin which slow down the growth and spread of cancer
• Green Tea:
Green tea is very helpful in increasing the metabolism as well as it prevent oesophagus cancer, it is generally kills the cancer cells without damaging the healthy cells or can say Green tea can reduce the spreading of cancer.
• Soy Products:
Soy products can help in fighting with cholesterol and blood pressure. Chemicals of soy help in reducing the risk of prostate and breast cancer.
A chemical compound called lycopene is present in watermelon which can fight cancer.