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Sunday, April 08, 2007

Four foods to help fight cancer

Four new studies have found cancer-battling compounds in these plate toppers. Add them to your shopping list today.

Broccoli sprouts: Fight stomach cancer
How: They contain sulforaphane glucosinate, which restricts the activity of the Helicobacter pylori bacterium, a major contributor to gastric cancer.
Protective dose: 1/2 cup daily

Cranberries: Fight leukemia and lung and colon cancer
How: They contain proanthocyanidins, which hinder the growth of cancer cells.
Protective dose: Not yet determined, but researchers suggest a handful of dried cranberries daily

Garlic: Fights breast cancer in red meat eaters
How: A compound called diallyl sulfide counteracts a carcinogen in red meat that can lead to breast cancer.
Protective dose: Two fresh cloves weekly

Cabbage: Fights breast cancer
How: It contains a compound called glucosinolate, which inhibits carcinogens and aids in DNA repair.
Protective dose: 100 grams (about 1/2 cup) every other day, raw or cooked for no longer than 15 minutes

I got this article from www.womenshealthmag.com

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