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Apples, berries, oranges and 3 other fruits that prevent cancer

by Trina Remedios

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Cancer prevention is the need of the hour and certain fruits are packed with vital nutrients and minerals, which help to fight cancer. We present you with our top cancer fighting fruits.

Grapefruit:

Grapefruit is rich in vitamin C, a vitamin which is essential in fighting cancer cells. Grapefruit contains the compound nitrogen, which is responsible for fighting cancer.

Berries:

Blueberries, mulberries, raspberries and strawberries are a good source of antioxidants that are vital to fighting cancerous cells. Berries are also necessary for a healthy heart.

Apples:

Apples are great for weight loss and for warding off diseases. Antioxidants are the key to preventing cancer and it is present in apples as well. The antioxidant, procyanidins is the chemical help fight cancer.

Mangoes:

Tannic acid which is present in mangoes is what makes mangoes a cancer fighting fruit. This compound breaks down the production of the growth of cancer cells.

Oranges:

Oranges are a popular snack to keep you hydrated and satiated. But oranges are known forantioxidants that are essential for fighting cancer growing cells.

Kiwi:

Kiwi is rich in antioxidants and has the highest content of vitamin C. These two components are excellent for preventing and fighting cancer.

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