Weight lifters have touted the benefits of peanut butter for decades thanks to the rich foods rich source of protein and calories. However, we have started to see peanut butter touted more and more for its cancer fighting properties. Scientists have found that diets with high doses of Vitamin E can reduce the risk of several serious cancers including lung, liver, and colon. Peanut butter is rich with Vitamin E and the appearance of the vitamin in your diet helps to keep your cells fighting those potential cancer cells at the top of their level. Try to get a tablespoon of peanut butter for breakfast on to some wheat toast and you’ll have a great foundation for the rest of your day.
You need to have fruit in your life and berries are one of the best places to go to. Berries are juicy, flavorful, and filled with antioxidants that help your body heal while fighting off potential cancer causing cells. Pretty much any berry you come across will be loaded with antioxidants that help to fight off lingering free radicals in your body that compromise and eat away at your cells. Try and get yourself two cups of fruit per day and make a large portion of those servings dedicated to blueberries, strawberries, blackberries and so on. If you want a protein filled snack that is good for your heart and for preventing cancer than go ahead and pour your berries into a nice cup of thick Greek Yogurt. As with all things sweet, do pay attention to your serving amounts. It’s easy to go through an entire container of berries without even knowing it and the excess sugar isn’t anything you absolutely need in your diet.