What foods prevent skin cancer?


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10 Ways to Prevent Skin Cancer with Food

Skin cancer is a serious disease and although food is unlikely to heal the condition completely, there are certain elements thereof that help prevent the causes of it, apart from preventing exposure to the sun and taking the necessary caution.

These include the following:

  • Carrots – This powerful vegetable protects the skin from UV radiation from the sun.

  • Green Tea –Effective in protecting cells against damage caused in DNA due to free radicals.

  • Turmeric – Kills cancerous cells in the body.

  • Raspberries – A natural anti-carcinogen that kills the inhibitors of cancer.

  • Avocados – Includes nutrients that reduce the risk of skin cancer.

  • Shitake Mushrooms – Protects the immune system and kills cancerous cells.

  • Sweet Potatoes and Kale – Contains beta-carotene which prevents cancer.

  • Watercress – Contains PEITC which fights against cancer.

  • Brazil Nuts – Contains selenium which reduces the risk of cancer by 50%.

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