Posts Tagged ‘Diet’

Anti-Cancer Foods

Try incorporating as many of these “Anti-Cancer” foods into your diet!

Berries contain antioxidants that reduce and repair the kind of damage to cells that can lead to cancer.

Tea contains antioxidants that may block specific enzymes that lead to cancer.

Soy may lower the risk for breast and prostate cancers.

Garlic may lower your risk for colon cancer, according to the American Cancer Society.

Nuts contain antioxidant compounds like folic acid and magnesium which help prevent colorectal  and endrometrial cancers.

Fatty Fish like salmon, mackerel, lake trout, sardines and herring are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids–which help prevent cancer and cardiovascular disease.

Greens that are dark in color and leafy contain folate, which helps repair damaged DNA that is vulnerable to cancer.
Flaxseed may hep reduce the risk of breast cancer.

Low-Fat Dairy is high in Vitamin D, which studies have shown help reduce risk of colorectal and pancreatic cancers.

Beans can help reduce risk of breast cancer. Try eating more meatless meals each week.

Whole Grains are rich in fiber and help reduce risk of colorectal cancer.
Sweet Potatoes are rich in antioxidants which hlp prevent damage to cell membranes which can lead to cancer.

Grapes contain resveratrol which has been shown to slow the growth of cancer cells.

The Grapefruit Diet

I will be on the Grapefruit Diet for the next several weeks! A lot of you have been asking me what this diet entails so here is a link for more information: