What the cancer industry won’t tell you, is that there are natural cancer fighting compounds in great abundance all around us. The pharmaceutical companies want you to think that only drugs can heal cancer, and that is simply not the case.
The reason that the big pharmaceutical companies are wrong is tha the key to fighting cancer already exists in our bodies, and it is 100% natural. The human immune system is capable of killing any cancer cell that exists because the proteins and enzymes required to kill cancer are already in us. The key is activating these proteins and enzymes. The following list is a collection of specific foods that do just that.
Turmeric contains a natural compound known as curcumin, that is one of the strongest natural antioxidants found in nature. Because it has such strong anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidation properties it is a proven cancer fighter. There have been countless studies that show that turmeric not only prevents cancer, but can treat it as well.
2. Sea Vegetables
Sea vegetables like nori, hijiki, wakame, arame, kombu and kelp are being studied by scientists because of their extremely powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds as well. They are also an great source for essential minerals, including magnesium, calcium, iron, and bioavailable iodine. The combination of their mineral content and the anti-inflammatory/oxidation potential makes them great foods to significantly reduce cancer risks.
3. Green Tea
Green Tea contains a a collection of plant flavonoids known as catechins. One catechin in particular, epigallocatechin-3-O-gallate (EGCG), has been shown to interfere with the ability of pro-inflammatory chemicals to bind to the cells of smooth muscle tissues of the vascular system. This is important because the same process interferes with cancer cells and their development.
Chlorella contains chemical compounds known as carotenoids that have been show to be effective at preventing cancer. Two of these carotenoids violaxanthin and lutein have been shown to inhibit the growth of cancer cells. Chlorella also contains chlorophyll, which causes oxygenation of the tissues. Cancer cannot grow in oxygen rich tissue.
Red grapes contain a chemical known as resveratrol, which is another powerful antioxidant. Resveratrol is also an antimutagen, prevents cellular death caused by oxidation, and prevents production of nitric oxide. Resveratrol also inhibits the development of cyclooxygenase-2 (CoX-2). CoX-2 is related to cancers and abnormal growths in the intestinal tract.
6. Cruciferous Vegetables
Vegetables like arugula, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, turnips and collard greens contain chemicals known as glucosinolates that, when broken down in the body, create several active compounds know to fight cancer. These vegetables are also extremely high in vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that promote good health.
There are over 50 species of medicinal mushrooms that have been shown to have anti-viral and anti-cancer compounds. Mushrooms have been used for more than 5000 years for the medicinal qualities, and research continues to fin new compounds in mushrooms that fight many different cancers.
Spirulina is very high in vitamins B, E, K, and beta carotene. It also contain essential minerals like iron and magnesium, as well as essential fatty acids. According to a recent study done in China, selenium-infused spirulina inhibited the growth of breast cancer cells.
Hemp oil has been shown to increase melatonin levels in the body thousands of times higher than normal. Melatonin in a known cancer fighting chemical that exists in the body naturally. Hemp is one of the most powerful medicinal plants on the planet, and research is continuing to prove it’s benefits through countless studies.
Garlic is another powerful cancer fighter that has been in use for thousands of years. Allicin, which is the compound that gives garlic its aroma and flavor is the world’s most powerful antioxidant. Garlic also contains diallyl disulfide, which has been shown to kill cancer cells in just 24 hours.
Tomatoes contain lycopene, which is a known cancer fighting compound. Studies have shown that there was a 30% decrease in inflammatory compounds in whole blood after just 30 days of regular consumption of tomato juice.
Ginger is not only a very powerful antioxidant, it is an anti-inflammatory agent as well. These components of ginger have been shown to reduce tumor sizes by 56%, and are often more effective that anti-cancer treatments like chemotherapy.