There are five great foods that help prevent
cancer that you can start adding in right away. The first one is antioxidant
rich berries. Blueberries, cranberries, strawberries, raspberries,
blackberries, they’re all little antioxidant rich nuggets. So start
adding those in, especially the organic versions. Those are the best ones. Another group of foods that are great anti
cancer foods are foods that are rich in vitamin D. Vitamin D is really more
of a hormone than a vitamin, but it’s super important when it comes to
boosting all of the anti cancer fighting cells in your body. So if you eat animal foods, you’ll definitely
love wild salmon, which is rich in vitamin D. But also, button mushrooms
are the only vegetable that will add vitamin D to your diet. And, you
want to be sure that you’re getting your vitamin sunshine. Sunshine is
really the best, most effective way to get vitamin D into your body. Another great anti cancer food is tea. Green
tea, black tea, white tea, even decaffeinated tea has flavonoids in it.
And flavonoids are wonderful compounds that help your body fight against
cancer cells. Another cancer fighting food that you want
to incorporate everyday is cruciferous vegetables. Cruciferous is just
a big fancy word for foods, vegetables, that grow in a cross formation.
That’s the crucifer. So, you want to incorporate foods like broccoli, kale,
cabbage, bok choy. All of those are in the crucifer vegetable family.
even brussel sprouts. The most powerful cruciferous vegetable are,
actually, broccoli sprouts. So, you can start sprouting your own broccoli
seeds at home and growing them until they have two or three tiny leaves
on them. Those, actually, have more cancer fighting compounds in them
than eating lots and lots of cups of cooked or raw broccoli. So go ahead
and find yourself some broccoli sprouts and eating those everyday. Now the last cancer fighting foods are cumin
and turmeric. Now these foods are, actually, wonderful anti inflammatory
ingredients that you can that you can start incorporating into your savory
dishes. And, anti inflammatory foods are really great in help
your body to protect against cancer. Any inflammation response you have
will help cancer cells proliferate and grow, so we want to keep you
in an anti inflammatory state by incorporating those on a regular basis.