About the products, which contain natural compounds that have strong anti-cancer properties, and are useful in the format of daily use, writes portal MedikForum.ru.
In fact, no products do not protect people from cancer completely. The term “cancer fighting foods” refers to those which can reduce the risk of cancer, if people add them in your diet.
So, what products are useful to combat cancer on a daily basis?
Apples. The phrase “an Apple a day can replace the doctor” actually that sounds about right. Apples contain polyphenols with promising anti-cancer properties.
Polyphenols are plant compounds that can prevent inflammation, cardiovascular disease and infection. A number of studies show that polyphenols possess anticancer and antitumor properties. So, according to data released in 2018 in the journal “food Analysis and medicine”, Apple polyphenol? phloretin has the property “significantly inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells but not affect normal cells.”
Of cruciferous vegetables. Cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage, contain sulforaphane, a plant compound with anti-cancer properties. According to available data, sulforaphane can reduce the growth of cancer cells and initiate cell death (apoptosis) in tumours of the colon.
In addition, in combination with genistein (compound in soy beans) sulforaphane slows down the development and size of the tumor in the case of breast cancer.
Carrots. It contains a large amount of beta-carotene which is responsible for a pronounced orange color. Found that beta-carotene plays a vital role in supporting the immune system and can prevent certain types of cancer (in their list, in particular, are breast cancer, prostate cancer, stomach cancer).
Fish oil. People who regularly eat oily fish or fish oil, 53% less likely to suffer from colorectal cancer this scientists see the beneficial effects of omega-3 fatty acids, inhibiting the body’s inflammatory processes. In addition, the use of fish oil in the elderly is associated with a significantly lower risk of developing prostate cancer.
Nuts. According to the American Institute for cancer research, all the nuts are showing anti-cancer properties, walnuts have the most significant anti-carcinogenic effect. Walnuts contain a substance called peduncularis, which the body converts to rolitini. Rolitini are the compounds which can bind to estrogen receptors and prevent the development of breast cancer.
Legumes. Beans, peas and lentils contain plenty of fiber, thanks to which reduces the likelihood of cancer of the intestine. There is also evidence that women whose daily diet has a high content of fiber, 20 percent less likely to develop cancer of the breast.
Coffee. Researchers from Kaiser Permanente in the United States, it was concluded that drinking coffee reduces the risk of liver cirrhosis by 25%, while other groups of scientists came to the conclusion that this effect reaches as much as 70%. Statistical analysis also showed that drinking coffee reduces the risk of liver cancer by 40%, and more than this beverage a person drinks, the greater the protection for the organ.
Ketchup. According to the data published by the American national cancer Institute in Washington, ketchup, tomato juice, tomato paste and other products from cooked tomatoes are an effective preventive measure significantly reduces the likelihood of developing prostate cancer. Scientists believe that the main merit in this matter belongs that is contained in tomatoes is a powerful antioxidant to lycopene. It reduces the amount of oxygen radicals that damage the genetic material in the cells of the body, and these contribute to the development of cancer.