Fruits, Veggies & Cancer

The American Cancer Society Recommends Fruits & Vegetables in the Prevention of Cancer

Is the prevention of cancer possible with simple, healthy changes – like consuming more fruits and vegetables?

The American Cancer Society recommends eating at least five daily servings of fruits and veggies every day to boost immunity.

The Cancer Society’s recommendation is based on a variety of evidence that fruits and vegetables can help prevent cancer (visit www.cancer.org to learn more).

Plants have less fat, more fiber, and are packed with vitamins and minerals – all of which keep immune systems running smoothly and allow the body to help fight the development of disease-causing cells.

The more natural the foods, the better. Many of today’s processed foods are mixed with other ingredients and chemically altered with preservatives, which strips the foods of their nutrients and deprives the immune system of what it needs to fight disease.

Fruits and vegetables balance the alkalinity in the body and strengthen cell rejuvenation. Alkaline tissue holds much more oxygen compared to acidic tissue and research has shown that oxygen rich tissue can ward off cancerous cells, which are unable to prosper in an oxygen rich environment.

Unhealthy, processed foods and beverages cause acid buildup, while green foods are loaded with alkaline elements that help keep the body’s pH level balanced.

Fruits and vegetables are also packed with antioxidants. Boosting antioxidant intake is crucial, because they are powerful vitamins that protect the body by boosting the immune system and keeping cells healthy.

Research has shown that some of Cell-nique’s 31 natural ingredients may help prevent cancer:

Spirulina algae which contains phycocyanin, a protein thatmay help inhibit oral cancer cells. It also contains a wealth of B-complex vitamins and may help prevent other health ailments.

Green tea, according to a UCLA study on bladder cancer, may act as an anti-cancer agent, even showing evidence that it may be able to differentiate cancerous cells from healthy cells.

Grape seed extract, according to laboratory studies, may help to prevent the growth of breast, stomach, and lung cancer cells in test tubes.

Organic Goji Berry (Wolfberry) contains flavonoids, which according to recent research, may help fight leukemia and other cancer cells.

Chlorella, according to research, may help fight cancer tumors.

Alfalfa sprouts contain phytoestrogens, which may help in the prevention of cancer, according to research on human and animal cells.

Acai berry has one of the highest ORAC values (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity, a test tube analysis that measures the total antioxidant power of a food) of any plant in the world. A study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry found that acai extract triggered a self-destructive response in over 85 percent of the leukemia cells tested. Acai berries in Cell-nique are filled with vitamins B1, B2, B3, Vitamins E and C, Phosphorus, Calcium, Potassium, fiber, proteins, Omega 6 (Linoleic Acid) and Omega 9.