With the right foods, it is possible not just to help your body in the fight against cancer but also to prevent it in the first place.
As we’re all aware, diet plays a significant role in health. The tired adage “you are what you eat” is overused. However, what may seem surprising is that the right foods can not only prevent various health problems, such as cancer, but some believe that they can also cure them.
It is not to suggest that dietary alterations should be sought rather than medical care. However, if you want to improve your health and reduce the risk of developing cancer, lifestyle and nutritional changes are well worth considering.
Foods to Avoid Fighting Cancer
Studies conducted by Proctor & Gamble (the makers of Crest toothpaste, among other things) have shown that fluoride is a cancer-causing agent. Fluoride intake should be reduced as a result of this. How? Ensure that you are not drinking water with added fluoride and, if possible, buy toothpaste with no fluoride.
Additionally, it is recommended that you reduce your meat intake, especially red meat because it requires many pancreatic enzymes to digest. Pancreatic enzymes are also used to combat cancer, so the more meat you eat, the fewer enzymes are free to fight potential cancer risks.
Anti-Cancer Foods That Should be Added to Your Diet
Consuming as much fresh produce as possible is recommended. Organic food is better, but it is not always available or economical. However, it’s advisable to eat fruits and vegetables in their raw state, guaranteeing maximum nutritional value.
Of course, when eating any raw fruit or vegetable, ensure it’s been thoroughly rinsed. If you’re eating non-organic produce, it is recommended that you peel certain fruits and vegetables, such as apples and carrots, as many of the pesticides linger in the skin.
Juice is easy to add more fruits and vegetables to your diet, so why not invest in a juicer. Some of the best juices in terms of battling cancer are thought to include carrot, celery, spinach, beet, and tomato.
Other products considered wonder foods for general health, and anti-cancer measures are flaxseed oil, Jason Winter’s Tea, and wheatgrass. Wheatgrass can be eaten or juiced. Unfortunately, it’s not the tastiest thing globally, so it may benefit from combining other flavors.
The Benefits of B17
B17, also known as laetrile, is believed to be incredibly effective in the fight against cancer. In fact, in approximately 30 countries, laetrile is used and recommended by medical professionals to combat cancer.
The good news is that several foods are abundant in B17. The most common source is apricot kernels. Studies have shown that cultures with a high quantity of apricot kernels in their diets have a meager cancer rate.
However, suppose apricots aren’t to your taste. In that case, there are many other sources of B17, including grasses, millet, lentils, mung beans, lima beans, buckwheat, barley chickpeas, all forms of berry (particularly black raspberries and currants), and the seeds of many fruits.
An Ideal Anti-Cancer Daily Diet
If you wish to alter your eating habits to add more anti-cancer foods, start with a fruit smoothie breakfast with banana, apple, grapes, apricot kernels, and grape juice.
As already mentioned above, the more raw fruits and vegetables you can add throughout the day, the better. Any sprouts and leafy green salads would make the perfect lunch. In addition, try adding garlic, parsley, and, of course, plenty of water to your daily diet.
Cancer may be less likely if you eat a balanced diet of natural foods. However, it is not medical advice. Rather than that, see your physician if you have any health concerns.