5 Foods That Can Be Trusted To Prevent Cancer

5 Foods That Can Be Trusted To Prevent Cancer

According to data from the World Health Organization WHO, in 2015 there are as many as 8.8 million people who died from cancer. This indicates, the risk of cancer can affect anyone.

To prevent disease, of course we must keep the food we consume. Therefore, diet is one of the biggest determinants of human health. Rick Hay, nutritionist from Healthista explained there are a number of foods that improve our health and can even prevent the emergence of cancer. Here's the list.

1. Spinach

Not just Popeye, you also should be fond of eating vegetables to be healthy and avoid the risk of cancer. Therefore, the nutrients contained from this one food does contain actiosidan and anti-inflammatory that is proven to remove toxins in the body. "Kale, spinach, watercress and other green vegetables are rich in immune enhancers such as vitamin C and beta-carotene," Hay says. "These green vegetables are also rich in fiber to help the colon and intestines and heart health," said Glutathione, a glutathione-free antioxidant king of glutathione may also provide protection against DNA structures.

Poached Chinese Spinach with Assorted Egg (S$11.00) by Kok Sen Restaurant

30-32 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089137
Outram Park MRT
Daily : 11:30am - 10:30pm
+65 6223 2005
S$10 - S$20 per pax
Big Prawn Hor Fun (S$16.00), Claypot Yong Tau Foo (S$14.00), Poached Chinese Spinach with Assorted Egg (S$11.00), Homemade Tofu with Minced Pork (S$10.00)


Beef & Spinach Omelette (S$14.00) by Sun Ray Cafe

79 Brighton Crescent, Singapore 559218
Serangoon MRT
Monday & Tuesday : 06:00pm - 10:30pm
Wednesday - Friday : 10:30am - 10:30pm
Saturday & Sunday : 09:30am - 10:30pm
+65 6283 8700
S$10 - S$30 per pax
Beef & Spinach Omelette (S$14.00), Flat White (S$3.00)


Creamed Spinach (S$11.00) by Wolfgang's Steakhouse

1 Nanson Road #02-01 InterContinental Singapore Robertson Quay, Singapore 238909
Fort Canning MRT
Daily : 11:30am - 11:30pm
+65 6887 5885
S$91 - S$156 per pax
USDA Prime Dry Aged Porterhouse Steak (S$185.00), Creamed Spinach (S$11.00)


2. Garlic 

The National Cancer Institute reports that data from seven population studies have shown the higher the number of raw and cooked garlic consumed, the lower the risk of stomach and colorectal cancer. Onions and garlic are also rich in glutathione, which naturally detoxify the body. Garlic helps regulate blood sugar levels with the desired low insulin levels to reduce the risk of cancer.

Garlic Butter Chicken (S$12.90) by Tanuki Raw (Orchard Central)

181 Orchard Road #04-01 Orchard Central, Singapore 238896
Somerset MRT
Daily : 11:00am - 10:30pm
+65 6636 5949
S$15 - S$35 per pax
Foie Gras Truffle Yakiniku (S$19.90), Oysters (Happy Hour) (S$2.00), Garlic Butter Chicken (S$12.90)


Fried Garlic Chilli Clams (S$16.00) by JB Ah Meng 新山亚明小厨

534 Geylang Road Lorong 30, Singapore 389490
Aljunied MRT
Daily : 05:00pm - 03:00am
+65 6741 2418
S$15 - S$35 per pax
JB San Luo Mee Hoon (S$7.00), Fried Garlic Chilli Clams (S$16.00)


Garlic Pork (S$9.40) by Ah Loy Thai

9 Tan Quee Lan Street #01-04, Singapore 188098
Bugis MRT
Monday - Thursday : 12:00pm - 03:00pm, 04:15pm - 08:30pm
Tuesday : 12:00pm - 03:00pm, 04:00pm - 08:30pm
Friday : 12:00pm - 03:00pm, 04:15pm - 09:00pm
Saturday : 12:00pm - 04:15pm, 04:15pm - 09:00pm
Sunday : 12:00pm - 03:00pm, 04:00pm - 09:00pm
+65 9329 7599
S$5 - S$15 per pax
Garlic Pork (S$9.40), Thai Lemon Steamed Fish (S$17.00), Tom Yum Goong (S$8.90)


3. Tempe

Yes, good! Knowing that if fermented foods help better digestion, it can help in the absorption of nutrients and affect probiotic levels. Hay says bowel function is part of a healthy diet. Science Magazine reported in 2017 a study conducted among cancer patients showed that our intestinal microbiomas help shrink tumors when treated with immunotherapy drugs. Actually baseball must tempe, foods such as yogurt or miso also including fermented food really.

4. Yellow Colour Fruit and Vegetables

The brightly colored pigments found in orange and yellow plant foods are packed with antioxidant carotenoids such as alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lutein and lycopene, which play a role in maintaining the immune system. So, do not be lazy to include carrots, yams, or citrus fruits into your daily menu to avoid the risk of cancer that threatens.

Jaffa Orange Mocha (S$6.00) by Brothers in Fine Food

5 Tampines Avenue 3 #02-07 Tampines West Community Club, Singapore 529705
Tampines West MRT
Monday : Closed
Tuesday - Friday : 12:00pm - 10:30pm
Saturday & Sunday : 09:00am - 10:30pm
+65 9008 9314
S$10 - S$30 per pax
Butcher's Daughter (Weekend Brunch) (S$14.00), Jaffa Orange Mocha (S$6.00), Iga Bakar (S$18.00), Charred Aubergines (S$6.50), Greek Yoghurt Panna Cotta (S$8.00)


Orange Cranberry Scone (S$3.50) by All Things Delicious (Arab Street)

34 Arab Street #01-01, Singapore 199733
Bugis MRT
Monday : Closed
Tuesday - Friday : 08:00am - 07:00pm
Saturday & Sunday : 09:00am - 07:00pm
+65 6291 4252
S$10 - S$20 per pax
Orange Cranberry Scone (S$3.50), Affogato (S$8.20), Sea Salt Caramel Brownie (S$6.90)


Orange & Rosemary-Scented Olive Oil Cake with Cream (S$3.00) by Summer Hill

106 Clementi Street 12 #01-62, Singapore 120106
Clementi MRT
Daily : 11:30am - 09:00pm
+65 6251 5337
S$15 - S$35 per pax
Croque Monsieur (S$17.50), Mustard & Sage Pork Collar (S$25.00), Chocolate Tart with Cream (S$8.00), Poulet Rôti (S$23.00), Orange & Rosemary-Scented Olive Oil Cake with Cream (S$3.00)


5. Red Colour Fruit and Vegetables

Tomatoes are believed to fight prostate cancer because it contains antioxidant lycopene. It's also what creates a red tomato pigment. But baseball is also in tomatoes anyway, this can also be found in apricot, guava, and watermelon. "Lycopene is broken down into a number of metabolites that are suspected of having various biological effects, including antioxidant abilities," according to a report from the National Cancer Institute.

Grilled Cheese Toast with Tomato Soup (S$10.00) by PUNCH

32 North Canal Road, Singapore 059288
Clarke Quay MRT
Monday : 10:00am - 06:00pm
Tuesday - Sunday : 08:00am - 06:00pm
S$15 - S$35 per pax
Poached Eggs With Smashed Avocado on Sourdough (S$13.00), Reuben (S$14.00), Grilled Cheese Toast with Tomato Soup (S$10.00), Tiger Prawns & Scallop Aglio Olio (S$19.00), Grilled Cheese Sandwich (S$11.00)


Cherry Tomato Bingsu (S$10.90) by dal.komm COFFEE (The Centrepoint)

176 Orchard Road #01-01/06 and #01-102/103 The Centrepoint, Singapore 238843
Somerset MRT
Daily : 09:30am - 10:00pm
S$10 - S$20 per pax
Cube (S$8.50), Honey Grapefruit (S$8.90), Cherry Tomato Bingsu (S$10.90), Injeolmi Toast Red Bean (S$8.50)


Tomato (S$1.50) by Good Come Again 好再来 (Geylang)

8 Lorong 1 Geylang, Singapore 389118
Kallang MRT
Daily : 12:00pm - 02:00am
+65 6841 1588
S$10 - S$20 per pax
Deep Fried Pork Intestine (S$16.00), Tomato (S$1.50), Pig's Ear of Cucumber (S$10.00), Bacon Volume Enoki Mushroom (S$3.00), Wonton (S$10.00)