Cancer is definitely a major health problem that affects a large number of our population. About 1 million people suffer from it each year only in the USA.
The simplest explanation of this disease is that it is caused by mutations in the DNA of the cells. The DNA carries special instructions for the cell, including instructions for cells division. When these errors or mutations happen in the cell, it is prevented from performing its normal activities and this may result in the division of cancerous cells.
You probably already know the food we consume affects our health so it is very important to start consuming foods that improve your overall health as well as fight against cancer.
Here are 5 types of food that you should include in your diet:
Leafy green vegetables
Leafy green vegetables such as spinach and kale are rich in antioxidants, enzymes, vitamins, and minerals that fight against cancer. They also have antiviral and antibacterial properties and help the cancer cells to die and prevent their formation.