13 Cancer-Fighting Foods

Fill up on these ingredients to fend off cancer.

13 Cancer-Fighting Foods

Doctors have yet to find a definitive link between cancer and food. What they have found, however, is a correlation between certain diets — such as the Mediterranean Diet — and the potential for cancer reduction. Doctors call these diets (often specific to a culture or geographical region) anti-angiogenic, which means that they cut off the blood supply of cancerous tumors, starving them of the nutrients they need to grow. Here's a list of ingredients that are staples of anti-angiogenic diets.

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Chestnuts

Chestnuts

Chestnuts are not just for the holiday season: They actually contain a natural chemical that helps the body recognize and kill cancer cells. Eating about five chestnuts per day was associated with a 31 percent reduced risk of colon cancer, according to a health study. This cancer-fighting food is sold pre-peeled and cooked, making it really easy to incorporate into your diet. Chestnuts can be eaten plain, added on top of a salad, or mixed into your favorite granola recipe for added crunch and health benefits.

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Is This the Key to Ultimate Hydration?

See how electrolytes work in your body.

Is This the Key to Ultimate Hydration?

Whether you're trying to stay hydrated for your workout routine or rehabilitation, recovery and hydration is so important to keeping your body performing like it should. So how do you make sure that happens? You need electrolytes — the minerals that give electrical power to your body. What the video below to see how they get to work inside your body and how you seamlessly add them to your day.

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