In modern society, one of the factors related to the growing incidence of cancer is the change of people 's eating habits. According to the survey: nowadays, people are occurring to colorectal cancer, breast cancer and oral cancer more and more affected by high-fat diet, less exercise, smoking, early menarche, late menopause or other factors. Improving the dietary structure can effectively prevent and avoid the occurrence of cancer to some extent. The following are some introductions on cancer diets by oncology specialists from Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou.
Have a varied and balanced diet
There are a lot of reasons that may lead to cancers, so a single factor or a single food only can not cause cancers. Reversely, people can not uptake an anti-cancer effect only by ingesting a single nutrient. Eating fresh and nutrition-balanced diets can ensure patient’s ingest of different kinds of nutrients and help to fight against cancers.
Fruits and vegetables are effective anti-cancer arms
All aspects of our basic necessities of life are full of free radicals, for instance, vegetables & fruits contain many natural antioxidant factors, which are good helpers in fighting against free radicals and reducing the production of cancer cells. Vegetables & fruits contain rich natural antioxidants like vitamin C, vitamin E, P carotene, and other trace minerals such as selenium, zinc, manganese. In addition, vegetables & fruits contain phytochemicals such as polyphenols, flavonoids, plant sterols, which are all effective anticancer arms.
To eat "bitter" food
Scientists considered that bitter gourd, wild herbs and other bitter foods are important sources of vitamin B12. One of the main compositions of bitter foods is cyanide, which does no harm to normal cells but has a lethality to cancer cells. Its strong power can inhibit the cytochrome enzymes in cancer cells and lead to metabolic disorders and death.
Often takes "acid "
Sour fruits are rich in vitamin C, which has good anti-cancer effects. Lactic acid bacteria in yogurt and sauerkraut can decompose sugar into lactic acid, inhibit the reproduction of corruption fungi in the large intestine, reduce the generation of toxins, phagocytose carcinogens, and effectively prevent the occurrences of colon cancer and rectal cancer.
Experts from Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou remind that people should have a nutrition-balanced diet to reduce the occurrence risk of cancers and take early detections if there are some abnormal or cancerous symptoms happen to them so as not to delay treatments.