Cancer is becoming a very widespread disease today affecting more than one third the population of the world. It is very difficult to treat this disease and in most case cancer that leads to disruption of the normal function of the organs that are affected by it. Prevention of cancer is better and diet can help a lot in this regard.
Vegetables like Broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, and Brussels sprouts can help to protect you from cancer. Vitamin C found in fruits and vegetables help to prevent damage from free radicals, Various types of berries, green tea, red wine, dark chocolate, pecans and kidney beans have antioxidants that prevent damage to the tissue and spreading of it. So be sure to include them in your daily diet to protect yourself from cancer.
Animal food items like cod liver oil; fish and shellfish; and liver, butter and egg yolks from pasture-fed animals are rich in Vitamin A, that help in mineral metabolism and endocrine function and really help to strengthen your immune system. In addition Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12 deficiencies can also cause cancer, so it is best to include animal foods in ones diet
Lycopene has also been found to be useful in preventing yourself from cancer. Lycopene is found abundantly in tomatoes and watermelon helps men to prevent themselves from cancer of the prostate. However lycopene is best absorbed by use of fat in ones diet. So eating Italian dishes with tomato sauce and olive oil proves to be very helpful for men.
In addition it is best to include organically grown grains, legumes, nuts and berries to provide Vitamin B17 that offers effective protection against cancer. Besides including Vitamin D found in cod liver oil, lard, shellfish and butterfat, organ meats and egg yolks from grass-fed animals in your diet will help in better mineral absorption and is strongly recommended to be a protection against cancer of breast and colon.
High fiber diets taken from a young age help to lower your risk against colorectal cancer. Building this good habit could help prevent you from this deadly disease. Besides using unprocessed oils and animal fats like butter meat fat of grass-fed ruminant animals and egg yolks helps you to get Vitamin E and Conjugated Linoleic Acid that help protect you from cancer.
Besides it is necessary to also get cholesterol, minerals like zinc, magnesium and selenium are vital components of enzymes that help the body fight carcinogens to prevent cancer.
In addition giving up habits like smoking and drinking will reduce chances of getting cancer. Lung cancer caused by smoking and cancers of throat, mouth and liver caused by alcohol can be prevented easily by giving up these habits.
Hence one can easily prevent cancer by taking a suitable diet and avoiding things that could cause cancer.