Wasabi has anti-inflammatory compounds that alleviates symptoms in arthritis, asthma, and inflammatory bowel disease. Wasabi has anti-bacterial properties preventing tooth decay and dental plaque. When extracts from wasabi and horseradish root were added to several types of cancer, their cell growth decreased by up to 70%.
Pears, apples, bananas, ginger, onions and potatoes contain EGCG, beta-glucans and jumpstart natural B and T cells to reduce the risk of breast, colon, hormone-related and prostate cancers.
Ginger has been found to kill ovarian and colon cancer cells effectively and relieve heartburn.
Honey is one of the oldest sweeteners in the world and it has many health benefits. Make sure you keep some on hand. Prevent cancer and heart disease: Honey contains flavonoids, antioxidants that help reduce the risk of some cancers and heart disease. Reduce ulcers and other gastrointestinal disorders. Recent research shows that honey treatment …
I say tomato. Tomato is a superstar in the fruit and veggie pantheon. Tomatoes contain lycopene, a powerful cancer fighter. They’re also rich in vitamin C. The good news is that cooked tomatoes are also nutritious, so use them in pasta, soups and casseroles, as well as in salads. The British Thoracic Society says that …
Take your shoes and socks off, grab a hand mirror, and examine your feet. Melanoma can develop even in places that don’t see much sun. The three most common on the feet: the soles, between the toes, and around or under the toenails. Check once a month for spots that are new or asymmetrical or …
A 14-year study found that men whose diets were highest in fruits and vegetables had a 70 percent lower risk of digestive-tract cancers. How to reach your quota: Never eat a meal that doesn’t contain a vegetable or fruit. And no, fries don’t count.
Tanning beds deliver 12 times more carcinogenic radiation than the sun.
Do you need to lose weight? If you do a 5% loss may cut your risk of breast cancer by 50%! Another reason to get started!
Cruciferous veggies such as broccoli, cauliflower, kale and cabbage contain glucosinolates, a type of chemical compound believed to reduce the risk of lung and other cancers. Eat up!!