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:

1. Strawberries

2. Raspberries

3. Broccoli

4. Pomegranate seeds

5. Apples

6. Capers

7. Cumin

8. Blueberries

9. Grapes

10. Onions

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. 

Love, Peppa:)