How plantbased foods help Cancer nutrition

Cancer nutrition

Certain foods can help lessen the discomforts from cancer treatments.

Reduce the constipation by drinking water and eating high-fibre foods like , beans, lentils, vegetables, and fresh or dried fruit.

To Help with diarrhea by adding these foods :

foods,  rice, bananas, and apples.

Cancers associated with the diet are usually found in the digestive tract, oesophagus, stomach and bowel.

Evidence  suggest that diets high in red meat , particularly processed meats like , salami and ham increase the risk of developing cancer. Avoid eating processed meat where ever possible.

Diets high in fruits and vegetables have independent protective effects against many cancers. Exposure to carcinogens occurs through contamination of our foods with aflatoxins or dioxins being added. naturally radioactive gas is sometimes present in soil where crops are grown and increases risk of lung cancer.

Alcohol use is a risk factor for many cancers including , cancer of the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, oesophagus, liver, colorectum and breast. Risk of cancer increases with the amount of alcohol you consumed. Tobacco smoke has more than 7000 chemicals, 250 are known to be harmful and 50 are known to cause cancer.

Vitamins, herbs, or botanicals can help prevent and treat symptoms of cancer. Vitamin E ,D, C , helps in the prevention cancer and treatment. Frankincense and Curcumin inhibit and kill cancer cells. They have no effect on the normal cells except to make the normal cells stronger.


Naringenin , ellagic acid, and resveratrol, kill stem cells and suppress stem cell growth. They kill off the daughter cells of the cancer . Helping to encase the cancer which suppresses the invasion enzymes and reduces the metastasis.

Vanillin has been shown to reduce the frequency of mutations in colon cells by 64%. Vanilla contains properties that enable the body to inhibit angiogenesis which is the formation of new blood vessels .The weapon of choice that cancer cells use in their aggressive spread throughout the body.

Vitamin C  and other antioxidants  can inhibit the growth of some tumours. According to the research, Vitamin C converts itself into dehydroascorbic acid, when it discovers a malignant cell. It is accepted into the inner part of the cancer cell. Once inside the cancer cell, Vitamin C turns back into ascorbic acid, causing apoptosis . During treatment of cancer vitamin C should be taken in high doses. There are many clinics that offer high does intravenous vitamin c . You have the right to ask for this in hospitals instead of  radiation /chemo treatments.

Artificial sweeteners and flavour enhancers called acesulfame potassium, monosodium glutamate, sucralose, aspartame, and sodium benzoate. Manmade substances that  metabolize into toxic compounds that cause metabolic dysfunction, disease, and cancer.

Sugar and sugar-sweetened foods / drinks  promote the development of cancer and the spread of cancer..

The best diet for cancer patients would be a plant based diet, lots of fruit & vegetables. Little to no processed foods , High vitamin C / antioxidants and low sugar contents.

This some times is hard to adapt to at first because it has been forced upon the patient rather than them coming to the decision  on their own. Weening off the sugar and processed food would be the best way forward, taking into account the addictive nature of these types of food.



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