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5 Common Foods That Help Prevent Cancer

The Food a person eats can contribute in determining whether he or she will suffer from any chronic health condition. This is why most people are advised to watch the foods and the habits they portray.

Cancer is a chronic health condition that has sadly claimed the lives of millions of people around the world. This has made it one of the dreaded health conditions around the world. Some People Believe that cancer cannot be prevented but this is false.

Even the foods a person eats can help in contributing whether he or she will Suffer cancer unless it is in your gene. In this article, I am going to be talking about 5 common foods that help prevent cancer

1. Beans

You could find it hard to believe but the common beans which is a common food we eat on a regular basis helps in the prevention of cancer. According to research, it is rich in fiber and other important nutrients which helps in prevention of colorectal and colon cancer.

2. Carrots

Carrot is another common food a lot of people consume on a regular basis. It is also rich in a lot of nutrients and serves the purpose of protecting the body against certain types of cancer. According to research, it helps the body in the fight against prostate, lung and stomach cancer.

3. Tumeric

Tumeric is a very popular spice that gives taste and aroma to most dishes. It also serves as a sources of medicine to the body because it contains curcumin although in small quantities. This means that only when you can reap this benefit of curcumin is when you take it in large quantities.

It helps in prevention of growth of many types of cancers in both test tubes and human studies.

4. Citrus fruits

All citrus fruits help in the fight against types of cancer. They help in its prevention, this is because of their high level of vitamin C content. According to studies, it decreases growth of certain types of cancer such as stomach and pancreatic cancer.

5. Tomatoes

Tomatoes contain lycopene, a powerful compound that helps in the prevention of certain types of cancer such as prostate cancer but more studies are needed on this.

Source: healthline.com

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