CARROTS – May Be The Latest Weapon Against Prostate Cancer

CARROTS may be the latest weapon against prostate cancer, according to groundbreaking new research published by scientists in York. It is the antioxidant beta-carotene that gives carrots their bright orange color. Beta-carotene is absorbed in the intestine and converted into vitamin A during digestion. Carrots also contain fiber, vitamin K, potassium, folate, manganese, phosphorous, magnesium, vitamin E and zinc

Reference articles: University of York scientists in prostate cancer treatment breakthrough

Cucumber: Helps You Stay Hydrated, Is Rich In Vitamin K, C, Copper, Potassium, Manganese +More

Cucumber helps you stay hydrated and is also rich in vitamin K, C, Copper, Potassium, and Manganese. Cucumber is also rich in bioflavonoids such as Quercetin.

Reference articles: Effects of Quercetin on the proliferation of breast cancer cells.

Garlic Contains Vitamins C, B6, Manganese, Selenium and Many Antioxidants Such as Allicin

Garlic contains vitamins C, B6, manganese, selenium and many antioxidants such as allicin. Some recent studies have linked garlic to reduction of blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Garlic is widely used by patients for its blood pressure lowering effects. A meta-analysis published in 2008 concluded that garlic consumption lowers blood pressure in hypertensive and normotensive patients.

Reference articles: Garlic for the prevention of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in hypertensive patients

The impact of garlic on lipid parameters: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Rutabaga: Rich In Fiber, Beta-Carotene, Potassium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Calcium, +More

Rutabaga is rich in fiber, beta-carotene, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, manganese, zinc, vitamin C (47% of the daily recommended allowance for women and 39% for men according to the Linus Pauling Institute).

Zucchini: This Summer Squash Is Known To Have Rare Carotenoids Such As Beta-Cryptoxanthin, Lutein and Zeaxanthin

The Summer Squash Zucchini is known to have rare carotenoids such as beta-cryptoxanthin, lutein, and zeaxanthin. These antioxidants are especially linked to protection of the eye against macular degeneration and cataracts. Zucchinis also have rare polysaccharides with an unusual amount of pectin that is linked to protection against diabetes.