Dr Oz: Cancer Fighting Foods
You may have had them once or twice, but Dr Oz says that in order to help fight cancer, you need to make these superfoods a part of your life. Did you know that every person that watched the Dr Oz Show today has cancer cells in them? The good news is that eating certain foods can stop those cells from growing. On today’s show, Dr Oz introduced Dr. William Li to give you the best superfoods to cut your cancer risk. Dr. Li stated there were several factors that you couldn’t control when it came to cancer, but food isn’t one of them. Food is impactful when looking to control risk factors of cancer.
Dr Oz: Lima Beans Fight Breast Cancer
1. Lima Beans- this food cuts off blood supply to kill cancer cells.
Lima beans contain a natural cancer fighter that cause breast cancer cells to die. Eating lima beans can lower risk of breast cancer by 24 percent. You can purchase them in the freezer section. (Shake the bag and make sure the beans separate. If they do not separate, this means they thawed and were re-frozen. (This does not contain as many cancer fighting agents.) Dr. Li suggested steaming or sautéing lima beans in a little olive oil. To get the maximum benefits, eat 1C per day. Lima beans are also high in fiber.
Dr Oz: Parsley Fights Ovarian Cancer
2. Parsley- parsley starves ovarian cancer cells by cutting off the blood supply to the tumor. Eat 1 C chopped parsley per day. You can sprinkle it on rice and eggs. Store fresh parsley by cutting off the stem and placing them in water to keep it fresh. If you store it in the fridge, cover it with a plastic bag.
Dr Oz: Limes Fight Lung Cancer
3. Limes- limes help fight lung cancer with a natural cancer fighter that stops the growth of cancer in its tracks. You can incorporate lime into your diet with lime juice. Slice a lime in half and squeeze out ½ C per day. Pour into cold water and create limeade. Put in a little honey and you have a delicious drink. You can also use lime instead of lemon in tea. Instead of adding salt to your food, squeeze on some lime.
Dr Oz: Apricots Fight Stomach Cancer
4. Apricot- apricots reduce the risk of stomach cancer by 47 percent. Eat 7 dried or fresh apricots per day. If you go for dried, get the sundried and not sulfate dried. (the darker version). Also, buy organic apricots because they have higher levels of cancer fighters.