11 Foods You Should Eat to Slow the Growth of Cancer

As stated in a previous postwe all have cancer cells in our body. However, there are some foods you can eat that can slow the growth of cancer cells. Of course, we are not discounting modern cancer treatments like chemo and radiation that have helped many patients enter remission. But including these antioxidant rich foods in your diet has proven cancer-cell-slowing effects, and including them in your diet is easy.

Cancer Killing Veggies.

A plant-based diet has been proven to slow the growth of cancer, but some veggies are better at the job than others. Here are some the top picks. Watch this video for more info and details of the study.  

Spinach. Its your best choice for lettuce. Other vegetables may be better at slowing at cancer growth, but choosing spinach over iceberg is probably your best bet.

Radicchio. Oh no! You’re out of spinach. That’s okay. Radicchio is your second best option when choosing a lettuce.

Beetroot. Not the number one cancer killing vegetable, but a good choice for salads.

Broccoli. Veggies in this family are some of the best at slowing down those cancer cells. Other veggies in the family, like cauliflower and kale, are also great choices.

Garlic. Garlic is the number one anticancer veggie. Other great veggie choices in this family are green onion and leek, both great options for slowing cancer growth.


Anti Cancer Fruits.

Fruits have been known to be high in antioxidants, but like veggies, some fruits are better than others when it comes to tackling cancer cells. This video will give you more info and break down the study.

Apples. High in antioxidants, apples are a great anticancer fruit.

Lemons. Your second best bet for an anticancer fruit.

Cranberries. The number one fruit for slowing down cancer.

Assorted nuts

Cancer Fighting Nuts.

Did you know just 2 handfuls of nuts a week can help prevent pancreatic cancer (one of the most deadly)? But which nuts should you choose? Get more details here.

Peanuts. This may surprise you, but peanuts are the third best nut to slow cancer!

Pecans. These are the second-best option for an anticancer nut.

Walnuts. Your number one choice for slowing cancer growth. Throw them on a salad or grab a handful for a snack.

For more information about incorporating antioxidants and anticancer foods into your diet, read this post.