In the post #1 anticancer vegetable we have learned that two classes of vegetables: the cruciferous vegetables (e.g. broccoli) and the allium vegetables (e.g. garlic and onion) most effectively suppress human cancer cell growth. Later we saw that cranberries and lemon are the most effective fruit in suppressing cancer. Today we will focus on another group of foods: nuts. Which is the best anticancer nut?
Nuts are described as nutritionally precious, packed with all sorts of goodies. In terms of antioxidant content, walnuts and pecans steal the show, but how do they do against cancer?
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