Crunchy Snacks that Fights Cancer

Posted on Oct 13, 2011 in Cancer

Planet Green lists a number of foods that are great for your body but won’t break the budget:

Kale:  It’s loaded with vitamin C, vitamin B, and calcium, and costs just over a dollar a bunch.

Broccoli and Cabbage: These low-cost cruciferous vegetables neutralize toxins in your liver.

Winter Squash:  It’s just a few dollars a pound, it’s a good source of vitamin B6 and folate.

Sweet Potatoes: They’re full of fiber, protein, vitamin A, and vitamin C.

Adzuki Beans: Adzuki beans contain some of the highest levels of protein of any variety of beans, and they also contain high levels of potassium, fiber, B vitamins, iron, zinc, and manganese.

Black Beans: These are a good source of folate, dietary fiber, manganese, protein, magnesium, vitamin B1 (thiamin), phosphorus, and iron.

Sunflower Seeds: Raw sunflower seeds contain 76 percent of the RDA for vitamin E.

Almonds: Almonds are good for heart health and loaded with vitamin E.

 

A simple way to ascertain how well-suited your diet is for your constitution is to evaluate how you feel after eating. If you feel hungry, irritable, sleepy or sluggish after you eat, it’s a sign that you’re likely not giving your body the fuel that it needs to do its job properly.