Whats The Best Foods to Prevent Cancer?

Today at The Social Food Fest, we are listing some of the best foods for helping prevent cancer.

Carrots

Carrots

Possibly one of the newest foods to be discovered to be beneficialto preventing cancer is carrots! It was only in 2014 that research experts inNewcastle realised that they orange vegtables happen to contain chemicals whichare great for cancer busting. These natural materials, which are known aspolyacetylenes are mostly known for protecting the root vegetable from bugs anddiseases- I mean they are pulled from dirt. Not only are these compounds greatfor getting pests at bay, when ingested  intothe human body, they can be greatly beneficial for stopping cancer cells frommultiplying, whilst also being great for stopping inflammation in its tracks.  

Researchers in 2014 decided to develop their research into root vegetables. Looking at the effects root vegetables such as celeriac and parsnips, amongst others.  Now being 2 years into their research, we can’t wait to find out the results. 

Garlic

Garlic

The National Cancer Institute, which belongs as part of its parent organisation, the National Institutes of Health has notably listed natural garlic within the family of vegetables which can play a part in the prevention of cancer, with its active anticancer properties. Due to a lot of garlic coming in different shapes and sizes, it becomes a more complicated prospect to how much garlic is required in order to help prevent cancer cells from spawning or growing. The World Health Organisations has presented guidance for how much garlic you’d actually need for your daily dose. It’s said that 2/5g of garlic(which has to be fresh) or practically one clove is an adequate amount.

Be aware that there is other ways of consuming garlic, with powder extract,essential oil and oil macerate available in most supermarkets. 

Lemons

Lemons

Some of you might already know that Vitamin C already have incredible health benefits- having this when you are ill or feeling under the weather can be enough to give your immune system that well needed boost to get you through the rough patches that we are all accustomed to. Vitamin C isn’t only great for small jobs, as it has also been known to be one of the best alternative cancer treatment remedies, as well as being able to prevent cancerous cells from spreading or being formed.

Here’s something that might surprise you though, not only is the Vitamin C in the lemon a valued cancer prevention tool. The peel of the lemon can also provide a lot of health benefits; as they include natural ingredients which eliminate toxins within your body. 

Pomegranates

Pomegranates

Ellagic acid is one of the most valuable natural ingredients when it comes to the prevention of cancer, and there is a high consistency of it in pomegranates. Ellagic acid is also known as the newest phytonutrient to enter the “healthy living scene”. Even though it’s been present for a as longas nuts, berries and pomegranates have been in existence.

Various methods of studies including laboratory have giving research results that ellagic acid can stop the growth of cancer cells and deactivate cancer in its tracks. Although pomegranate seeds aren’t exactly perfect for having as a meal or snack- they are great for having in a smoothie or adding to your cereal or cooperating it within whatever meal you can. If you are looking for more information on nutrition or how to create a particular diet for eliminating and/or preventing cancer cells from spreading go to http://www.theloc.com/nutrition/

Wild Salmon

Wild Salmon

Vitamin D, vitamin B6, omega-3 and selenium are all present in salmon, among other beneficial minerals and vitamins. All of which are known to help lower your risk of a variety of different cancers- but in particular breast cancer.

One of the more valuable of vitamins in salmon fish is vitamin D. As having a low vitamin D intake has been linked with gaining multiple different variations of cancer. A theory from scientists is that the D vitamin can help stop tumours in their tracks m by stopping the growth of the blood vessels which help the tumours grow. This will also help the cancer cells from spreading within your organs.