Fill up on these ingredients to fend off cancer.
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.
Ginger, like citrus juice, fights cancer by starving it. Ginger contains gingerol, a natural chemical that kills cancer cells directly. To get your ginger fix on the go, try this Ginger and Maple Elixir.