Greek salads, part of a heart healthy and anti-cancer Mediterranean diet are filled with greens, fresh herbs, tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, olive oil, nuts and a protein of your choice. Make this a vegan, vegetarian dish by adding beans or add grilled chicken breast or fish for a complete meal that you can put together in minutes. Oregano is a culinary herb with potent antioxidant activity and rich in essential oils that support normal digestive function as well as the plant phenols such as rosmarinic acid carvacrol known to be active against H. Pylori bacterial infections in the stomach, one of the primary causes of stomach ulcers.
This is a tasty colorful salad made from ingredients containing a variety of plant antioxidants. There is a traditional saying in India “A Mango A Day Can Keep Cancer Away”. In modern times we know that mangos contain not only super antioxidant carotenoids, but also lupeol, a phytochemical that induces a process called apoptosis a process which turns on a self destruct switch in all cells, including cancer cells.
This is a remarkably simple crunchy salad that is filled with cancer fighting plant chemicals. Arugula is a zesty leafy vegetable in the cabbage family rich in sulforaphanes which promote normal detoxification function. Fennel is…
Sweet Roasted Beets, Bright Green Spinach and crunchy nuts make a jewel colored salad filled with nutrients, anti oxidants and healthy fats
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!!
This delightful recipe is filled with antioxidant phytochemicals including carotenoids in bright orange sweet potatoes and salad greens, quercitin rich scallions, cancer fighting sulphoraphanes found in baby kale, cancer and anti-cancer punicalgins found in pomegranate seeds, healthy fats found in olive oil and pistachios and cilantro rich in antioxidant polyphenols, Vitamins, A, C, and K as well as potassium and manganese, a micro mineral essential to the production of cell protective SOD (superoxide dismutase) essential to protect DNA damage leading to the development of cancer. The is really is Food as Medicine!
Here is a simple salad with Asian flavors rich in super antioxidant carotenoids, potassium, vitamins A, C, E as well as glutathione rich avocado
Vegan Vegetarian Gluten Free Dairy Free This is a wonderful fall or winter salad that can be served warm or room temperature. It is filled with cancer fighting plant carotenoids and…