A Healthier Diet, A Better Life
Good nutrition can prevent many diseases and therefore, stop you from having to turn to potentially harmful drugs. Apart from nutrition, it is also important to educate ourselves on factors that can seriously affect our quality of life. With knowledge comes power.
How do antioxidants, phytochemicals and polysaccharides work in harmony to prevent cancer?
Different nutrients prevent different ways in which cancer occurs. Cancer can occur through a variety of means. A cancer may be caused by free radicals. In this case, we need an abundance of antioxidants to help prevent free radical attacks.
Cancer may also be caused by animal hormones, pollution and suppressed immune function. Phytochemicals have been found to help us prevent the causes of cancer.
We constantly come into contact with cancer-causing chemical, radiation and viral infections. Polysaccharides not only prevent cancer from occurring, but they also destroy existing cancer cells and viruses by increasing the production of interleukin and interferon and by boosting overall cellular immunity.
What are some of the plant foods that are rich in antioxidants, phytochemicals and polysaccharides?
Some nutrient powerhouses include:
grape seed, cactus fruit, ginseng berry, rose, five leaf ginseng and citrus
soy, cactus, broccoli, cauliflower, ginseng berry, chrysanthemum, cassia tora, mulberry leaf and sophora bean
pearl, mushrooms like Shiitake, Reishi, Maitake, Coriolus Versicolor and Agaricus Blazel Muril