Watercress is rich in protective and anti-cancer phytochemicals including beta-carotene, lutein and isothiocyanates. The skin of red apples is rich in the anti-cancer flavonoid quercitin. And black sesame seeds are a rich source of plant lignans which normalize estrogen metabolism so important in hormonal cancers such as breast cancer and prostate cancer. Olive oil is rich in healthy monounsaturated fats and anti-cancer phytochemical oleopurein. It is really easy to eat healthy food packed with plant chemicals that protect and promote health!!
Carotenoids, natural antioxidants and immune modulators, contribute to protecting our cells from the damage that is part of the physiology of both aging and cancer. Choose the most deeply and richly colored foods to get a good dose of cancer protection from carotenoids every day. A diet low in carotenoids over the long term has been associated with higher risk for some cancers.