One of the most frightening diseases, nowadays, is definitely the cancer. The modern science is trying to understand the way it manifests and how to cure it. Numerous researchers claim that inflammation and chronic stress are causes for the development of cancer.
How to prevent it?
The key for this question might be the anti-inflammatory compounds. It is important to manage the stress and to have active lifestyle. There are also many foods that can prevent cancer and they can be found in your kitchen.
Fight against cancer with turmeric
Turmeric is a spice with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and it contains curcumin which has proven its chemopreventive effects. It seems it is able to kill the cancer cells and to prevent their growing. Its best effects are on skin cancer cells, stomach cancer, bowel cancer and breast cancer. It is also effective against brain, ovarian, prostate and colon cancer.
The black pepper’s active compound- piperine increases the absorption of curcumin in humans and rats with no side effects. It increases the turmeric’s effectiveness by 2000 percent.
This oil is awesome sidekick to the turmeric as the curcumin is fat soluble (it has to be dissolved in fat in order to make it in the intestines and from there to the bloodstream). It is also rich in antioxidants and other compounds like terpenoids and squalene, considered as anticancer agents.
The turmeric is used in the kitchen in anything from tea and hot milk to vegetable seasoning and curries.
The next recipe is from Dr. C. Anderson and he recommends to consume it as often as you can.
-1/4 tsp. turmeric;
-Half tsp. olive oil;
-Pinch of ground pepper;
Mix the ingredients in a small bowl and add the mixture to salad or soup or you can add a little water and drink it. Take it once a day, before your meal.