Nutrition really affects our health. To reduce the risk of dangerous diseases, scientists recommend to include in the diet foods that can stop the growth of cancer cells.
Experts have called 7 public and easy to prepare products against cancer, reports Lisa.
They are a source of important protective substances lycopene has anti-cancer effects. Are they better in thermally processed form: steamed, baked or in soup. They contain ten times more lycopene. Daily intake of tomato sauce the risk of, for example, prostate cancer is reduced by 20%.
With age often develop cancer associated with the reproductive system. They arise due to hormonal imbalance during menopause. Therefore, the main products are protective against cancer are those that are able to normalize this imbalance.
For women it is, for example, legumes (soy, beans, peas), contain phytoestrogens. For prevention it is recommended to eat legumes up to 3 times a week or add them to meat dishes (like soy meat).
Empirically, experts have identified foods and beverages having anti-cancer effect. One of them – green tea – contains a full spectrum of antioxidants, polyphenols, resveratrol and quercetin. These substances protect cells from damage. For prevention, drink at least 3 cups of green tea a day.
Researchers found that women who adhere to Mediterranean diet, rarely suffer from breast cancer. The secret lies in olive oil, but rather in oleic acid, which enters into its composition. It not only inhibits the proliferation of carcinogenic cells, but also increases the effectiveness of drugs used in the treatment of breast cancer. If every day to eat 15 to 25 ml olive oil cold pressed virgin, it is possible to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer and ovarian 60%.
For the prevention of bowel cancer every day, eat at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables contain vegetable fibers. Each serving – about 100-150 g. Especially useful beets is an effective product against cancer. Beets cleanse the colon of toxins, improves his motor skills and function. Have it raw (in salads) and cooked or baked. Have the same effect, green onions, parsley or lettuce.
According to the results of scientific studies garlic can protect against stomach cancer and colon cancer. Thanks to the special compounds it increases the activity of immune system cells that are responsible for resistance to cancer, binds toxins and removes them from the body, and also activates the white blood cells that engulf and destroy cancer cells. Doctors recommend to eat at least 5 cloves of garlic a week for cancer protection.
For the prevention of breast cancer useful of all types of cabbage: broccoli, cabbage, Brussels sprouts and others. Cabbage contains indoles that protect cells from damage by free radicals. Try every day to eat fresh cabbage in salads, boiled or stewed.
Scientists say that if you include these foods in your diet, avoid stress, keep an active lifestyle, the risk of developing dangerous diseases will decrease dramatically.