Cancer Fighting Vegetables and Fruits (Part One)

Try eating some of these cancer fighting vegetables and fruits to prevent cancer and live a healthier diet.

In today’s world of modern technology and fast food people are forgetting to eat their vegetables. The best way to maintain a healthy diet is to be on a natural one. Everyone has heard an apple a day keeps the doctor away and that is essentially true. Recent studies and research has just started to catch up to the old notion that clearly shows evidence that links eating a diet of vegetables and fruit is beneficial in preventing cancer and are loaded with antitoxins. Here is a list of must-have cancer fighting vegetables and fruits you need to have in your house for everyday cooking and everyday living.

Garlic and onions are part of the Allium vegetable family which includes scallions, and chives. The Alluim vegetables contain cancer fighting compounds such as organosulfur, quartering, and allixin. Research has shown that these compounds in garlic can stop and slow down the growth of tumors in the bladder, stomach, colon, and prostate.

Ginger is a unique and clever fighter of cancer cells. Ginger has been known for the treatment of nausea and has inflammatory properties. Ginger works cleverly by autophagic, causing cell death, along with apoptosis to cancer cells. Ginger also kills bacteria, inflammation, and fights tumors.

Cabbage has phytochemicals such as (AITC) allyl-isothicyanate that fight disease and are good for reducing and preventing breast cancer cells. The chemical AITC can be found in horseradish, wasabi, cabbage, mustard, and sprouts.

Carrots are very popular since they have a great source of beta carotene, vitamin A, which is good for improving eyesight, and carrots contains vitamins B1, B2, B6, K and folic acid. Carrots are loaded with antioxidants and help reduced the risk of cancer developing within the body.


Celery can reduce blood pressure, it purifies, and alkalinizes the blood, and is a good source of sodium, iron, calcium, potassium, B-complex, and magnesium. Celery helps with liver and kidney function, adds in digestion, and inhibits cancer growing cells.


Cilantro contains an antibacterial properties that is well known to prevent indigestion and widely used as a digestive aid for thousands of years. Cilantro is an anti-inflammatory and helps in fighting skin cancer, contains antioxidants like caffeic acid and chlorogenic acid. Cilantro is a germ fighter, helps with bloating and weight loss, helps the heart by reducing bad cholesterol.


Parsley is an ancient herb dating back over 2000 years and is loaded with iron, potassium, calcium, Vitamin A, and contains more vitamin C than an orange. Parsley gives energy, stops and prevents the cancer causing carcinogenics from eating fried foods. Parsley is full of potent antioxidants and cancer preventative properties.

Any one of these foods is a great source of cancer fighting prevention and optimum for maintaining good health. Many home-cooked recipes are rich in vegetables, herbs, and spices that not only add taste, but are completely beneficial for proper functions within the body and promoting long life. It is no wonder that naturally grown food is a lot more healthier than process chemically made food. Even grandma’s homemade chicken noodle vegetable soup is the number one home remedy for relieving the symptoms of the common cold and nothing is beats a home-cooked meal full of nutrition and made with love. 

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  1. Nice Share.


  2. Nice Post…..

    Thanks for share.

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  4. Sorry keyboard issues of course I meant ginger!

  5. Good Work

  6. Very Nice

  7. An excellent share. Most of these vegetables I use daily.

  8. Thanks for share, I need to eat more of these vegetbles

  9. $- good information-$

  10. interesting post.

  11. I agree with the lists… They all indeed are cancer-fighting veggies and fruits.

  12. very useful oe

  13. A very good and informative post. Looking forward to reading part 2 of this series.

  14. A very good topic. Thanks for sharing.

  15. A very interesting topic. I am doing a lot of research into superfoods right now. The more I\’m reading the more I\’m convinced to change my diet. I wrote an article on the benefits of watercress the other day and was amazed at its nurtitional value and last night I made watercress and spring onion soup, it was delicious!

  16. Thanks everyone for the nice compliments. But half this article is missing and I was experiencing some glitches with Triond and the Internet a few days ago which might account for this mistake. Let me repost this with the correct information. Thanks for your patience and hopefully part two will be posted without any more glitches.

  17. Very interesting

  18. Great article & very interesting! Thanks so much for the great shared, it\’s really helps a lot. Take care always & God bless everyone.

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