8 Myths About Cancer Dispelled

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Certain Ingredients Prevent Cancer

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2. Certain Ingredients Prevent Cancer

It can be comforting to think that a big helping of blueberries each morning and a plateful of veggies in the evening will guard your cells from nasty intruders, but antioxidants aren’t magical, nor are they foolproof ways to keep cancer at bay. A range of colorful, fresh fruit and vegetables is certainly beneficial in the fight against disease, but no single ingredient or family of ingredients will protect you completely.

Instead, the best holistic approach to cancer prevention is a balanced diet, good lifestyle habits like exercise and limiting alcohol intake, and not smoking – well-known and well-documented behaviors that will boost your natural defenses.

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