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Six Anti-Cancer Superfoods

6 Anti-Cancer Super Foods

Summertime is a wonderful season to get all of the wonderful fruits and vegetables, we love so much.  And all of these fruits and vegetables are foods to make us healthier.  But some are better than others.  Here is CarbaholicsAnonymous top six picks of anti-cancer superfoods.

1.  Green beans.

No matter which variety, they all one thing in common.  Green beans help to prevent diabetes, stroke and heart disease.  They also reduce the risk of blood clotting in the cardiovascular system and the brain,..Green beans are rich in calcium, fiber and iron and minerals like silicon and manganese.

2.  Avocados.

Avocados contain healthy mono-unsaturated oils. Good fats.  Avocados raise good cholesterol, while lowering bad cholesterol and strengthening artery walls.  Avocados have proven results in reducing stroke and heart attack.   Doctors recommend adding avocados to your diet plans in place of butter.

3.  Tomatoes

There are so many good things to say about tomatoes.  They are a powerhouse food loaded with a high concentration of the antioxidant lycopene.  They have the potential of reducing the risk of prostate, breast, colon, lung and other forms of cancer.

4.  Berries

You have your choice of many berries and all have antioxidants the build your immune system.  Blueberries have been shown to lower cholesterol, prevent heart disease and diabetes.

5.  Grapes.

Grapes are filled with compounds that fight cancer and help reduce most age-related diseases.  Red grapes produce resveratrol, which is shown to treat and/or prevent breast cancer.

6.  Mangoes.

Everyone thinks of mangoes as this exotic fruit, that is hard to open and eat.  Not true.  Mangoes contain lots of vitamins and minerals and a long list of phytochemicals.  But best of all, mangoes contain enzymes and fiber to aid in digestion.

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