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Fruits to combat cancer

Published on 2017-04-04 12:04:44

Every year, lakhs of Indians are crushed by the news of cancer. With new cases or its occurrence in India evaluated to develop by 25% by 2020 as indicated by the growth registry discharged by the Indian Council of Medical Research.

Here are a few fruits to help you combat cancer:

1) Grapes

Natural chemicals in grapes have the potential to stop the spread of cancer cells. It is also rich in resveratrol which kills leukemic and colon cancer tumours.


2) Blueberries and Strawberries

Most of the berries contain high levels of antioxidants in the world. Blueberries and strawberries supply vitamin A, vitamin C and garlic acid which are antiviral agents that boost immunity.


3) Dragon Fruit

It is rich in antioxidants which protect our cells from unstable substances called free radicals. These damages can lead to cancer.


4) Pomegranate

Clinical trials have revealed that pomegranate extracts can prevent prostate cancer in men.


5) Kiwi

Kiwi is one of the few foods that contain high amounts of B6, an immune-supportive nutrient which protects us against cancer, heart disease and chronic inflammation.


6) Apple

Researchers have found 12 compounds on the skin of the apple, called triterpenoids, which either killed or stopped the growth of cancer skills.


7) Acai Berries

Acai berries have antioxidants which can eliminate cancer cells. Researchers have shown that the extracts of acai berry can also help kill leukemia cells when applied directly to them over a 24-hour period.