10 Foods That Reduce Your Cancer Risk
I think most of us had a moment or two in our life where we worried about cancer. This might have been the case after watching a sad report about a young person battling this disease, or if a
recurring headache wouldn't stop bugging us. At least I had moments like these before. In the end, things always were fine, and little Miss hypochondriac here had nothing to worry about.
These episodes of mine led me to develop a deep interest in healthy food choices, and their effect on our body. Today, I want to talk about the health benefits of flavonoids.
These compounds are mainly found in fruit and veggies, and lots of studies suggest that they have cancer-fighting and cancer-preventing properties. Neurosurgeon Dr. Russell Blaylock wrote an interesting book about this topic.
According to latest research, these strong, little helpers seem to play a big role in destroying cancer cells, and preventing cancer from spreading.
I found the following article, which discusses this in detail, quite interesting: www.thetruthaboutcancer.com/plant-compounds-video
So, eating plenty of fruit and veggies, something moms have known for ages, is something we all should do on a daily basis.
Here are 10 foods high in flavonoids:
4. Pomegranate seeds
Flavonoids are mainly found in the skin of fruit and veggies. So, you shouldn't peel these colorful guys. Buying organic fruit and vegetables is a great way to avoid the chemicals found on the skin of traditionally grown produce.
Enough for today - now it's time to get this Friday night going. I hope these tips were helpful, and that you enjoy the weekend that lies ahead of you.