TIMESINDONESIA, JAKARTA – Cancer is a disease caused by genetic changes that leads to uncontrolled cell growth. Luckily, there are foods around you that may lower your risk of cancer.
Vegetables contain sulforaphane that can reduce the size of tumor by 50%. Some vegetables that may lower the risk of cancer are broccoli, cauliflower, and cabbage.
Berries are considered as a type of cancer-fighting fruit by American Institute for Cancer Research. Blackberry, blueberry and strawberry are antioxidant bursting berries.
3. Olive trees
Olive oil has a bunch of health benefits, including cancer-fighting agents. People who consume olive oil regularly has a lower risk of cancer by 42%.
Salmon is the source of Omega-3 EPA and DHA, which can lower the risk of blood cancer. You can lower the risk of cancer by 30% by consuming two portions of salmon in a week.
To avoid cancer, you can start having a healthy lifestyle, consume healthy diet, and put those four cancer-fighting foods into your daily diet. Do not forget to have a regular exercise, enough sleep and good stress management. (*)