Cancer Fighting Food

Cancer Fighting Food

Fruits and vegetables are rich in cancer-fighting nutrients. Colourful vegetables and fruits are more attractive to eat and they are more beneficial health wise.

More the colour, the more nutrients they contain.

 
  • Balanced Food: Meals should have a balance content – at least 2/3 plant-based foods – Not more than 1/3 animal protein.
 
  • Folate is an important B vitamin that may help protect against cancers esp. of colon, rectum and breast. Breakfast cereals and whole wheat products are good sources of folate. So are orange juice, melons, and strawberries. We can have these breakfast time. Folate are also available in asparagus, eggs, chicken liver, beans, sunflower seeds, and leafy green vegetables like spinach and lettuce.
 
  • Tomatoes are great too. Studies have shown eating tomatoes reduced risk of several types of cancer, including prostate cancer. Lycopene, is said to add years to your life !
 
  • Beans are too good. it’s not a surprise that they may help fight cancer too. They contain several potent phytochemicals that may protect the body’s cells against damage that can lead to cancer.
 
  • Tea, especially green tea, may be a strong cancer fighter. Green tea has slowed or prevented the development of cancer in colon, liver, breast, and prostate cells. It also had a similar effect in lung tissue and skin.
 
  • Grapes and grape juice, especially purple and red grapes, contain resveratrol. Resveratrol has strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. In laboratory studies, it has prevented the kind of damage that can trigger the cancer process in cells.
 
  • Alcohol: Cancers of the mouth, throat, larynx, esophagus, liver, and breast are all linked with drinking alcohol. So limit your alcohol intake to minimum or better still to nil.
 
  • Cabbage family include broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, and kale make excellent food item. Most importantly, these vegetables may help your body defend against cancers such as colon, breast, lung, and cervix. Dark green leafy vegetables such as mustard greens, lettuce, kale and spinach  have an abundance of fiber, folate, and carotenoids.
 
  • Blueberries: The potent antioxidents in blueberries may have wide value in supporting our health, starting with cancer. Antioxidants fight cancer by ridding the body of free radicals before they can do their damage to cells.
 
  • Turmeric: Curcumin is the main ingredient in the Indian spice turmeric and a potential cancer fighter. Lab studies show it can suppress the transformation, proliferation, and invasion of cancerous cells for a wide array of cancers.
 
  • Water not only quenches your thirst, but it may protect you against bladder cancer. The lower risk comes from water diluting concentrations of potential cancer-causing agents in the bladder. Also, drinking more fluids causes you to urinate more frequently. That lessens the amount of time those agents stay in contact with the bladder lining.
 
  • Cooking Methods: Frying, grilling, and broiling meats at very high temperatures causes chemicals to form that may increase cancer risk. Other cooking methods such as stewing, or steaming appear to produce fewer of those chemicals.
 
  • Vitamins may help protect against cancer. But that’s when you get them naturally from food.
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About Manbir & Gurpreet

Gurpreet Kaur’s journey in this world .... Gurpreet Kaur was a Musician. She was a singer and a composer of music. Her interest was composing and singing Gurbani Shabads in Indian Classical style. She sang Shabads in All the Raags mentioned in Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. She also taught Gurmat Sangeet at Gurmat Gian Missionary College, Jawadi, Ludhiana. Elder child to Pushpinder Kaur and Dr. Brig. Harminder Singh, was born in Amritsar on 13th Jan 1962. She attended various convent schools as a child because her father would get frequent Army postings as a dental surgeon. She graduated with Music Honors from Govt. College for Women, Chandigarh. Music was her hobby and she composed and sang Raag based Gurbani Shabads. Doing Kirtan was part of growing up nurtured by her parents. She learned music from her father Dr. Brigadier Harminder Singh who was a dental surgeon in Indian Army and a very good singer himself. Gurpreet’s Bhua (father’s sister), Ajit Kaur retied as a Head of Department of Music from Govt. College for Women Ludhiana, and was a renounced Punjabi singer of her time. Gurpreet Kaur also learned nuances of Indian Classical Music from Pandita Sharma. She was a mother of three children, and a grandmother. Her daughter Keerat Kaur is a Computer Engineer. Her two sons Gurkeerat Singh and Jaskeerat Singh are doctors in USA. Her daughter Keerat Kaur too was part of her group ~ Gurmat Gian Group. Gurpreet Kaur left this world at the age of 54yrs on 12th Sept 2016 in Baltimore USA. She had recorded around 25 cds of Gurbani Keertan. 'Raag Ratan' Album (6 CDs) is a Compilation of Shabads in All the 31 Sudh Raags of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. 'Gauri Sagar' Album (3 CDs) is a Compilation of All forms of Raag Gauri in Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. 'Nanak Ki Malhaar' ~ ((3 CDs) is an album of Raag Malhar Shabads in various forms of Malhar. 'Gur Parsaad Basant Bana' ~ (3 CDs) is an album of Shabads in Raag Basant sung in various forms of Raag Basant. Har Ki Vadeyai Sarni Aayea Sewa Priya Kee Preet Piyaree Mohan Ghar Aavho Karo Jodariya Mo Kao Taar Le Raama Taar Le Tere Kavan Kavan Gun Keh Keh Gawan Mera Baid Guru Govinda Saajanrraa Mera Saajanrraa

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