Can Foods Really Prevent Cancer?
For years, you’ve been probably hearing about one food after another that can prevent or treat cancer. But do foods really have the ability to fight cancer?
After all, we’ve all been hearing stories of people with cancer who radically changed their diet, but still died from the disease. It’s good to have a healthy skepticism when it comes to any “miracle cure” for cancer. But foods aren’t miracles. They are fuel for your body. So it’s time for a new look at foods and how to use them to prevent and treat cancer.
What are cruciferous vegetables?
Cruciferous vegetables should be on the top of your grocery list to ensure you get adequate amounts of Benzyl-iothiocyanate (BITC). Eating this component of cruciferous veggies correlated with a reduced risk of lung, breast, ovarian, and colon cancers.
Cruciferous vegetables such as kale, arugula, Bok choi, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, and cauliflower contain anti-cancer agents.