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Foods and plants that help in the prevention of cancer

An alternative approach to the prevention and treatment of cancer knows many natural remedies that can be used as a preventative therapy or supplement existing methods of treating all types of cancer.
For some of these you have probably already heard, some you might be using in the daily diet, they may be part of healthy habits.

Some of the most popular natural remedies are: 

1. Turmeric / curcumin Turmeric, surely one of the most popular spices in the world, and its active ingredient, curcumin, has gone through more than 5,000 scientific studies that talk about its effective impact on human health. It is called the miracle of nature because of its effect on the entire body because of its strong anti-cancer activity and strong antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and immunostimulatory properties. Studies have shown that turmeric and curcumin act as killers of cancer stem cells and thus prevent the disease from the very beginning. They act in the prevention of ovarian cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, reduce the risk of breast cancer and help prevent leukemia in children.
It has proved effective in the destruction of existing cancer cells, in particular multiple myeloma, colon cancer and rectal cancer and breast cancer. 

2. Vitamin B17 Also known as amygdalin or Laetrile, Vitamin B 17 is normally a natural ingredient that is found in foods such as wild berries, cherries, currants, beans, cashews. Most of it is in stone fruit, especially apricot kernels. In alternative medicine vitamin B 17 has the title of the Trojan horse. 

3. Pelin Is important because of its antiparasite effects throughout the body. In addition to killing the parasites and their eggs, that according to alternative medical treatments, cause cancer, wormwood contains Santonini, an ingredient that is known as a remedy for diseases caused by these pests. 

4. Clove Known for its powerful antioxidant properties, clove is also a powerful natural substance that destroys all kinds of microscopic protozoa and eggs of parasites. It is effective in cases where other natural means fail, especially in combating fungi and bacteria. Scientific studies have shown that, thanks to the essential oil containing eugenol, clove is effective in the treatment of breast cancer, as well as in prostate cancer, lung, throat and skin. 

5. Black walnut Black walnut is a natural asset that has strong anticancer properties. Reason for it are compounds known as alkaloids, while natural chemicals tannins and quinone charge of killing the parasite inside the body. It protects the body against cancer, destroys tumor cells and cleanses the blood. 

6. Medicinal Mushrooms Chaga, Reishi, Maitake, Cordyceps, Shiitake and Lion's mane are the most famous medicinal mushrooms in the world. Powerful antioxidants, mitigate diseases of the immune system and act as prevention and therapy for cancer. They help in the treatment of chronic diseases, and enhance the strength and endurance of the body and alleviating the side effects of chemotherapy. 

7. Vitamin D This famous vitamin works synergistically with every cancer therapy without harmful side effects. Your liver, kidneys and other tissues are able to convert vitamin D to calcitriol - hormone, or an activated version of vitamin D. The authorities then used it to repair the damage that has occurred and eradicate cancer cells. Vitamin D is able to enter cancer cells and trigger apoptosis - the programmed death of cancer cells. This vitamin is usually free - it is sufficient sun exposure.
But if this is not possible, it is recommended taking vitamin D3 in the form of a supplement.