There are many natural ingredients that are known soldiers against cancer, but the new hype seems to be all about these 2 super foods! They are said to be the BEST natural methods of defeating cancer. Is it true?
Cancer is almost a plaque that was the citizens of the world were stricken with. Thousands of people have had their lives claimed by this malicious disease, but new research shows these 2 foods are the best to combat cancer! The research was conducted at South Dakota State University. It proved that green vegetables like broccoli have the ability to kill as much as 75% of cancer stem cells at least within 24 hours; the vegetables attack the cancer cells from the source.
Cruciferous vegetables contain a group of substances known as glucosinolates, which are sulfur-containing chemicals. These chemicals are responsible for the pungent aroma and bitter flavor of cruciferous vegetables. They are additionally great at improving the health of your immune system.
Some benefits of Broccoli and Watercress are:
- They help protect cells from DNA damage.
- They help inactivate carcinogens.
- They have antiviral and antibacterial effects.
- They have anti-inflammatory effects.
- They induce cell death (apoptosis).
- They inhibit tumor blood vessel formation (angiogenesis) and tumor cell migration (needed for metastasis).
Another case control study found that women who have eaten greater amounts of cruciferous veggies had a lower risk of developing breast cancer, however a meta-analysis of studies conducted in the United States, Canada, Sweden, and the Netherlands found no association between cruciferous vegetable intake and breast cancer risk.