Cancer-fighting foods: eating to prevent cancer
Article in images


Anti-cancer fruits and vegetables

 

Cabbage © Creatas - Anti-cancer fruits and vegetables
Cabbage © Creatas
Which are the main fruits and vegetables with the maximum amount of anti-cancer properties?

Cabbage: this powerful ammunition against cancer contains enormous amounts of glucosinolates, molecules which have very powerful anti-cancer properties and are only found in the cabbage family.

Soyabean:
rich in protein and phytoestrogen.

Garlic and onion: the strong-smelling molecules released by these vegetables have the ability to accelerate the elimination of toxic, carcinogenic substances from the body.

Citrus fruits: a source of Vitamin C, they contain a large amount of monoterpene and flavanones, two types of anti-cancerous compounds.

Cooked tomato: contains lycopene, a pigment that slows down the development of cancer, particularly prostate cancer.

Berries: ellagic acid (in large quantiies in strawberries and raspberries) and anthocyanins (mainly in blueberries) are capable of blocking the activity of two proteins which are essential for the development of cancer.




  
  

Editor
10/01/2010
Rank this page: 

another free recipe every day
 

More recipes :

    Don't miss...
    Tone your whole body with Jade!CLONE: QUIZ: Which Mockingjay Character Are You?
    Burberry Prorsum London Fashion Week spring/summer 2014What can you do with a friend to burn calories?
    Latest… 23/04/2013
    Guides
    Videos
    Calories in fruits
    Growing tomatoes
    Superfoods
    American pancake recipe | how to make American pancakes
    See all guides
    Phil Vickery’s ultimate Christmas Fudge recipe
    See all videos