Foods that Fight Cancer


Cabbage



  • Cabbage family ( Cabbage, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Brussels sprouts ) have an almost magical ability to fight against the development of cancerous cells in the body. Eaten regularly, they are an easy way to help to prevent cancer.
  • Broccoli is by far the best source of sulphorahane ( one of the phythochemical compounds )
  • Rapid or light cooking techniques, such as steaming or stir-frying in a wok, are simple and effective ways to maximize the quantity of anticancer molecules. Over cooking reduces the effectiveness of the anticancer molecules. 


Garlic and Onions


  • Used for more than 2000 years before Christ, Garlic and Onions represent one of the best documented examples of the role of plants in the treatment of diseases and maintenance of good health.
  • The molecules found in garlic and onions are also capable of slowing down the propagation of tumors by interfering with the growth processes in cancer cells, leading to cell death by apoptosis. 
  • Freshly crushed garlic is by far the best source of anticancer compounds and should be preferred over supplements (Drug).


Soya



  • Soya Beans, Soya sauce, Tofu has Isoflavones, the anticancer compounds present in soya, possesses a chemical structure similar to that of sex hormones and may thus interfere with the development of cancers caused by high levels of these hormones in the bloodstream.
  • Soya plays an important role in the prevention of breast and prostate cancer.
  • Studies has shown that taking soya at an early age for woman decreases the incidence of breast cancer. 

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