Phytochemicals in garlic have been found to halt the formation of nitrosamines, which is a carcinogen formed in the stomach and in intestines, when you consume nitrates, a common food preservative. Before consuming it, crush it – this helps release beneficial enzymes.
Helps you fight: stomach, esophageal, breast and colon cancers
Navy and black beans have significantly reduced colon cancer incidence in rats, in part because a diet rich in the legumes increases the levels of fatty acid butyrate, that has protective effects against cancer growth.
Helps you fight: colon and breast cancers.