6 of the Best Cancer-Fighting Foods

6 of the Best Cancer-Fighting Foods

Although we don’t always know why or how some of us get cancer and some of us luckily don’t ever have to experience a fight with the deadly disease, mounting evidence has shown that your diet can affect whether or not you’ll ever get cancer. We’ve already given you a list of 7 power foods that can help prevent cancer. But now, we’ve added 6 more cancer-fighting foods to the list!

1. Dried or Fresh Rosemary - One tablespoon can stimulate enzymes that break down cancer-causing chemicals, including second-hand smoke and pesticides. Read more here!
2. Berries - Strawberries, blueberries and raspberries hold compounds that may help protect women against cervical and breast cancer, find researchers at the U.S. Agricultural Service. Read more here!
3. Artichokes - The artichoke is not only an artistic creation, but it's also one of nature's crusaders against cancer. Artichokes contain the antioxidant compound silymarin, which has been shown to fight cell-damaging free radicals. Read more about the artichoke here!
4. Avocados - Some research indicates that the avocado contains an antioxidant, glutathione, which may help fight cardiovascular disease and cancer. Plus, if you’re looking for a food filled with good fat, this it! Read more about the avocado here.
5. Cauliflower - A recent American Journal of Clinical Nutrition study showed that there could be a link between eating more cruciferous vegetables and a reduction in breast cancer. Read more here!
6. Honey - Honey is a source of antioxidants, compounds known for their cancer-prevention properties; dark buckwheat honey has the most. Add some to your Greek yogurt for a deliciously sweet snack. Read more about honey here.

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