Three members of my family suffered from cancer and my grandmother had breast cancer. It was quiet difficult for all of us to recover from this traumatic disease as Cancer doesn’t only affect its patient but their whole family mentally. When people are diagnosed with cancer, they feel like they have lost all the control on their health and life. As the treatment begins, it slowly breaks the person emotionally and invulnerability. In my previous article on Breast Cancer Awareness, I tried to spread the word about breast cancer and explained why you shouldn’t be ashamed of it or ignore it.
Today, our life is surrounded by various chemical based stuff, whether in the form of edible food or cosmetics we use. There can be many different reasons that can cause cancer and only a proper treatment can help your body to recover from this deadly disease. But you can fight it and prevent yourself getting any kind of Cancer. There are some nutritious foods that can help prevent any kind of cancer formation in your body.
Educating yourself on breast-cancer and including the following cancer fighting foods in your daily diet is the first step against fighting breast cancer.
Green Tea are the best antioxidants for our body as they are enriched with an antioxidant called catechin. Regular intake of green tea helps this antioxidant find free radicals in your body that are harmful to DNA and cause cancer and also helps get rid of them. Catechin also reduces the growth of new blood vessels that are essential for tumors to cultivate.
Foods such as walnuts, chia seeds, flax seeds, and fatty fish are rich with Omega-3 fatty acids and are quite nutritious for keeping your breasts healthy and cancer-free. They also help in reducing inflammation, which is one of the sources of cancer cell growth and damaging healthy tissues.
Aside from being good in adding flavor and color, turmeric also contains an anti-inflammatory compound called curcumin, which obstructs the growth of cancer cells in body. One tsp. of turmeric intake daily will help your body cleanse from inside.
Garlic is a member of the lily family and is closely related to shallots, onions, leeks, and chives. Garlic is quiet effective to protect the body from carcinogens cells and interrupts the breakdown of tumor cells. Eating small amount of garlic in your daily diet will boost your metabolism and fight against carcinogens cells.
Brown rice, oats, Wheat, and millet are some of the best options in whole grain foods. They are great diet supplements for fighting cancer because they are great source of fiber. Low fibrous diet may actually put you in risk of having cancer.
Any cancer analysis or detection is disturbing for the patient and their loved ones. If we adapt correct diet habits and healthy lifestyle on daily basis, we can avoid any kind of cancer cell growth in our body.