Top 15 Foods for Fighting Cancer

5) Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes

Cell lesions affecting DNA ends up with cancerous cell development characterized with abnormal growth in size of the cells with functional anomaly. Sweet Potatoes are rich in beta-carotene, Vitamin C, folate and fibre as well. These nutrients are potent towards anti-cancer activity. Targeted immunotherapy is facilitated by Folate. The folate specifically binds on the damaged DNA cell nucleus and helps to effectively treat localized tumour cells. When DNA is protected, then the cell can never turn cancerous and hence folate is essentially required in normal diet. Though you may stay away from tobacco or cocaine, carcinogens from polluted air, toxins in food and water may take a toll. To counter the toxins and carcinogens in your body, Vitamin C is inevitably required as a general guard against cancerous agents. Being an antioxidant, vitamin C improves your overall immune system to effectively fight against carcinogens. Fibre in sweet potato increases the water retention capacity in your colon. Water retention prevents dryness of colon and lesion of colon cells and DNA. Fibre prevents colon cancer. Studies show that beta-carotene prevents lung cancer. Sweet potato fries are delicious. You can have it as baked potato or as sweet potato soup in cold weather or you can make many casserole dishes.

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