anti-cancer diet

anti-cancer diet

A popular term for a series of dietetic guidelines promulgated by the American Cancer Society, the National Cancer Institute and the American Institute for Cancer Research, which are intended to reduce a person’s risk of getting cancer.

Anti-cancer diet
• Reduce fat consumption, in particular of saturated fats;
• Reduce consumption of smoked, salt-cured and nitrate-cured foods—e.g., bacon, ham, cheese, corned beef and luncheon meats;
• Reduce consumption of alcohol;
• Eat high-fibre foods—e.g., whole grains, legumes, fruits, and vegetables;
• Eat foods rich in vitamins A and C, and beta-carotene—e.g., leafy green vegetables, citrus fruits, and red, orange, and yellow fruits and vegetables;
• Eat cruciferous vegetables—e.g., broccoli and cabbage.

Other recommendations
• Avoid tobacco;
• Avoid refined sugar and salty foods;
• Avoid obesity;
• Exercise regularly and vigorously.
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Below are nine of the key components of an anti-cancer diet, according to Collins.
Conner Middelmann-Whitney, nutrition coach and author of Zest For Life: The Mediterranean Anti-Cancer Diet EAT MORE BROCCOLI "WHILE all fruits and vegetables are good for you, some are better than others for helping you to prevent breast cancer.
Conner Middelmann-Whitney, nutrition coach and author of Zest For Life: The Mediterranean Anti-Cancer Diet WATCH WHAT YOU PUT ON YOUR PLATE "A NUMBER of foods are linked to breastcancer risk - and reduction.
Conner Middelmann- Whitney, nutrition coach and author of Zest For Life: The Mediterranean Anti-Cancer Diet EAT MORE BROCCOLI "WHILE all fruits and vegetables are good for you, some are better than others for helping you to prevent breast cancer.
Try to eat different types and colours of fruit and veg: "This offers greater cancer protection than eating a large volume of a few different vegetables day-in, day-out," says Conner Middelmann-Whitney, author of Zest For Life: The Mediterranean Anti-Cancer Diet (PS9.
Nutrition and cancer: A review of the evidence for an anti-cancer diet.
With his cancer in remission, David stresses he is not now a vegetarian who strictly follows an anti-cancer diet, but he makes a compelling case for playing a part in your own health.
THIRD: the threat to the anti-cancer diet As has already been demonstrated by Gerson and other authors, many substances contained only in biologically grown raw fruit and vegetables are able to induce the immune cascade against tumors, bring about detoxification and the particular phenomenon of apoptosis (suicide) of diseased cells.
Anti-cancer diet ideas are that you should not overcook red meats,as this can release carcinogenicchemicals.
Although the diet/cancer connection is not as strong as that linking food intake and heart disease, there is enough evidence to make necessary a few changes in the direction of what could well be an anti-cancer diet.
14Avoid unhealthy chemicals Don't use canned food and drinks and don't microwave food in plastic containers, warns Conner Middelmann-Whitney, nutritionist, cook and author of Zest for Life: The Mediterranean Anti-Cancer Diet (Honeybourne).
Britney, her mum and sister are all on a special anti-cancer diet.