Fruits For Breast Cancer

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Fruits for the treatment of breast cancer - BerriesAlarming rise in the incidence of breast cancer has made it important to discuss its cure and prevention. Apart from medications, using fruits for the treatment of breast cancer has shown promosing results. Fruits not only cure the breast cancer but also prevent the recurrence especially in the survivors who do not have hot flashes. Read further to know more about how to use fruits to cure breast cancer.


 


How Are Fruits Helpful In Curing Breast Cancer


Clinical trials have proved that eating fruits on a daily basis helps in reducing the risk of breast cancer by 40%. Several factors make fruits such an effective remedy for breast cancer. Let us have a look on them.


 


Increase In The Plasma Carotenoid


Fruits are a rich source of beta-carotene, lycopene, and lutein, which are effective in the treatment of breast cancer. Women who survived the disease have shown increased level of carotenoids - naturally occurring fat-soluble pigments found in fruits.


 


Source Of Antioxidants, Fibre, Folate, Potassium, And Vitamin C


Daily consumption of fruits enriches the body with tumor suppressing components like antioxidants, fibre, folate, potassium and Vitamin C. Antioxidants prevent the oxidative damage to the cell while folic acid promotes the production of red blood cells, necessary for carrying oxygen in the body. Furthermore, fruits are devoid of fats and calories, which is essential to prevent the recurrence of breast cancer.


 


Regulates the Cell Cycle


Cell cycle is necessary for the growth and development of the body. During each cycle, duplication and equal distribution of chromosomes occur. However, cells exposed to harmful chemicals exhibit disturbed cycle, which is one of the factors behind the development of tumors. In such situations, fruits play an important role in maintaining the normal cell cycle. The nutrients present in the fruits help in modulating the cell cycle wherever it goes wrong. They ensure the smooth running of the cycle with the production of new and healthy cells and thereby preventing the production of cancerous cells. 


 


Important Fruits For The Treatment Of Breast Cancer


Let us have a look on some of the important fruits beneficial for the breast cancer patients.


  • Pink Grapefruit

  • Watermelon

  • Apricots

  • Apples

  • Cantaloupe

  • Banana

  • Papaya

  • Prunes

  • Oranges

  • Berries


 


The abovementioned information on fruits and breast cancer must have given you a fair idea on the importance of fruits in curing and preventing the breast cancer. Therefore, if you are suffering from this dreaded disease, take five servings of fruits daily and fight off the disease in a natural way.


 


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