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.

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.

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), Tom Yum Goong (S$8.90), Thai Lemon Steamed Fish (S$17.00)


So Huyet Xao Toi (Cockles Stir-Fried With Garlic) (S$6.50) by Mrs Pho (Beach Road)

349 Beach Road, Singapore 199570
Nicoll Highway MRT
Daily : 11:00am - 10:00pm
+65 6292 0018
S$10 - S$20 per pax
Bun Thit Nuong Cha Gio (Vermicelli with Pork & Spring Roll) (S$7.90), Pho Bo Dac Biet (Special Beef Combo Noodle Soup) (S$8.90), Cha Gio (Fried Pork Spring Roll) (S$3.50), So Huyet Xao Toi (Cockles Stir-Fried With Garlic) (S$6.50), Pho Ga (Chicken Noodle Soup) (S$7.90)


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.

Grand Marnier et Oranges Confites (S$20.00) by Soufflé

5 Duxton Hill, Singapore 089591
Outram Park MRT
Monday - Saturday : 12:00pm - 03:00pm, 06:00pm - 10:30pm
Sunday : 11:00am - 10:00pm
+65 6690 7562
S$28 - S$48 per pax
Laksa Souffle (S$26.00), Grand Marnier et Oranges Confites (S$20.00)


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.

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)


Chilled Organic Vine-Ripened Tomatoes (S$8.00) by Yellow Pot

83 Duxton Road Six Senses Duxton, Singapore 089540
Tanjong Pagar MRT
Daily : 06:30am - 10:30am, 11:30am - 02:30pm, 05:30pm - 10:30pm
+65 6914 1420
S$35 - S$60 per pax
Escape To Kaifeng (S$22.00), Seared Pork Cheek (S$12.00), Wok-Seared Organic Grass-Fed Beef Tenderloin (S$36.00), Braised White Cabbage (S$12.00), Chilled Organic Vine-Ripened Tomatoes (S$8.00), Stir-Fried Mee Sua (S$18.00)