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Fruits that can Prevent Cancer

Submitted by on June 5, 2008 – 10:31 amNo Comment


Cancer Prevention isn’t something that we normally think about throughout our daily lives. For most of us guys, we think that where indestructible, immune to anything that life can throw our way. But as we age we start to see how wrong and foolish we really where. Guys, anyone can get cancer, and depending on your lifestyle, environment and genetics you could also be at risk. Thankfully it has been proven that just by changing your daily diet you can reduce the risk of getting cancer. Here are some of the most important fruits that should be in every healthy mans diet and why.

Blueberries

Blueberries are one of the most antioxidant fruits on the earth. It has been proven that by preventing and slowing oxidation inside your body you can reduce the risk of free radicals being formed and damaging your good cells. If you’re an athlete you might consider eating some before your next cardio session. Blueberries will mop up your lactic acid which will boost your performance. If any of you guys have a case of the runs, just eat and handful or two and you’ll be solid in no time.

More benefits

Protection from urinary tract infections

Prevents brain damage from strokes

Reduces LDL

Prevents/reverses Macular degeneration

Contains Vitamins A,C, Zinc, Potassium, Iron, Calcium and Magnesium.

High in fiber

Grapes

Grapes produce an antibiotic called Resveratrol. Resveratrol protects the plant against diseases, climate and stress but it also has benefits for humans.

-Blocks progression of estrogen related cancers

-Inhibits metastasis

-Maintains normal estrogen activity

-Inhibits and kills development of cancer cells

-Effective against development of Amyloid Beta Protein Deposits in Alzheimer’s

-Increases nitric oxide to relax blood vessels

-Reduces abnormal blood clots and blockages

Check at your supermarket if the grapes you are buying are grown with pesticides. If they are your getting about 70% less Resveratrol .Keep in mind that Resveratrol can also be found in Japanese Knotweed and also in supplement form.

Strawberries

Strawberries are also another fruit that is a very effective antioxidant. It is rich with Vitamen C, High in Ellagic Acid, Inhibits Oxidation of LDL and is high in Folic Acid, and Potassium.

Strawberries are easy to substitute into your diet, throw a few into a protein shake, or use them in a salad, or in pancakes. Just adding a quarter cup of berries everyday will have a positive effect in your life.

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