6 Cancer-Fighting Foods You Should Eat

Garlic

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

 

Beans

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.

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