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20 cancer-fighting foods to eat
A healthy, balanced diet is key, experts say, but
these foods may have an extra punch.
Deep green leafy vegetables are packed with lutein, vitamin A and folate,
nutrients that may help prevent colon and ovarian cancer.
* Collard greens
* Dandelion greens
Curry: Yellow curry
contains cur-cumin, a pungent spice that may help prevent melanoma and
other types of cancer cells from proliferating.
These contain phytochemicals that may cut the risk of stomach, breast
and skin cancers.
* Broccoli sprouts
* Bok choy
* Swiss chard
Berries: These fruits
contain antioxidants such as polyphenols, which counteract and repair
* Red grapes
suggest that having a tomato-rich diet may help lower the risk of developing
both lung and stomach cancer.
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