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7 Fruits That Prevents Cancer

Eating oranges, berries, peas, bell peppers, dark leafy greens and other foods high in vitamin C may also protect against esophageal cancer. Foods high in lycopene, such as tomatoes, guava, and watermelon, may lower the risk of prostate cancer.

Oranges

Oranges contain D- limonene, a compound that is touted to prevent cancers like lung cancer, skin cancer and even breast cancer. Vitamin C and antioxidants present in oranges are both important to build body's immunity – they help in fighting cancer. The fibrous nature of the fruit also makes it cancer protective

Berries

Blueberries contain many phytochemicals and nutrients which show potential anti-cancer effects

Peas

Legumes, such as beans, peas, and lentils, are high in fiber, which may help lower a person's risk of developing cancer. One meta-analysis of 14 studies shows an association between higher legume consumption and lower risk of colorectal cancer

Dark Leafy Greens


Current Research. Research findings show that the carotenoids found in dark green leafy vegetables such as kale can act as antioxidants and boost the body's own antioxidant defenses. These defenses help stop free radicals from damaging DNA that can lead to cancer

Tomatoes

Tomatoes May Protect Men From Prostate Cancer. a bowl of tomatoes, which can help prevent cancer

Mull berries

Mulberries are one of the few fruits rich in both vitamin C and iron, which may help protect against anemia caused by cancer treatments ( 43 ). They're also high in a type of plant fiber known as lignins, which have been shown to enhance immune function and kill cancer cells in test-tube studies ( 44 )

When we chop, chew, and digest cruciferous veggies like cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, and bok choy, they break down into biologically active compounds that both protect our cells from DNA damage and kill cancer cells, at least in animal tests

Eat an apple a day

Consuming nuts may reduce your risk of dying from cancer

Protect colon cells by eating more beans and lentils

Drink a cup of green tea to protect against prostate cancer.

Curcumin may protect against brain tumors

Healthy ways to strengthen your immune system

Don't smoke.

Eat a diet high in fruits and vegetables.

Exercise regularly.

Maintain a healthy weight.

If you drink alcohol, drink only in moderation.

Get adequate sleep.

Take steps to avoid infection, such as washing your hands frequently and cooking meats thoroughly.

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