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.
Some studies have shown that edamame may lower the risk of breast cancer in women. It's rich in amino acids making it a healthy vegetable to add to your dinner table or a great snack choice. Spice up your edamame with tamari and lime juice for extra flavor, or simply season with salt.