Food Nutraceuticals

“God Provides!”

And God said, See, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the face of all the land and every tree with seed in its fruit; you shall have them for food. — Genesis 1:29 (AMP)

This Appendix charts foods and food groups that contain molecules with impact on the same bodily mechanisms.

DETOXIFY:

  • Green Tea (especially Japanese varieties)berries
    Cruciferous Vegetables (Cabbage, Cauliflower, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, etc)
  • Garlic, Onions
  • Mushrooms (Shiitake, Maitake, Enokidake, Cremini, Portobello,
    Oyster -available  in a spice dispenser from)
  • Sea Vegetables (Nori, Kelp, Dulse, Kombu, Wakame, Arame – available dried and green-teaflaked to use as a table seasoning in lieu of salt.)
  • Berries (Blueberries, Strawberries, Cranberries, Raspberries,  Blackberries – fresh or  frozen)
  • Fresh Fruits (Apples, Plums, Peaches, Nectarines – organic or peeled)
  • Oranges, Tangerines, Lemons
  • Avocados
  • Cilantro (fresh) is commonly used in heavy metal detoxification as well as radiation detox

 

INHIBITS INFLAMMATION:

  • Cruciferous Vegetables (Cabbage, Cauliflower, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, etc)pomegranate
  • Parsley, Celery
  • Mushrooms (Shiitake, Maitake, Enokidake, Cremini, Portobello, Oyster)
  • Garlic, Onions
  • Pomegranate Juice without sugar and pomegranate fruit fresh
  • Berries (Blueberries, Strawberries, Cranberries, Raspberries, Blackberries, Elderberries – fresh or frozen)
  • Avocados
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids (Walnuts, Flax Oil, wild caught Salmon)

 

BOOSTS IMMUNE SYSTEM:

veggies

  • Diet rich in fresh or lightly steamed or stir fried vegetables
  • Fresh fruits (Apples, Plums, Peaches, Nectarines – organic or peeled)
  • Garlic, Onions
  • Mushrooms (Shiitake, Maitake, Enokidake, Cremini, Portobello, Oyster)
  • Avocados
  • Citrus Fruit (not processed juice) with natural pulp

 

STIMULATES APOPTOSIS (CELL SUICIDE) and/or NATURAL KILLER CELLS:

  • Cruciferous Vegetables (Cabbage, Cauliflower, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, etc)
  • soybeansBright colored vegetables and fruits rich in carotenoids (Carrots, Yams, Squash, Pumpkins, Tomatoes, Persimmons, Apricots, Beets)
  • Mushrooms (Shiitake, Maitake, Enokidake, Cremini, Portobello, Oyster)
  • Sea Vegetables (Nori, Kelp, Dulse, Kombu, Wakame, Arame)
  • Soy

 

INHIBITS PROLIFERATION OF TUMOR CELLS:

  • Cruciferous Vegetables (Cabbage,Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, etc)figs
  • Sea Vegetables (Nori, Kelp, Dulse, Kombu, Wakame, Fucoidan)
  • Garlic, Onions, Leeks, Shallots, Chives
  • Berries (Blueberries, Strawberries, Cranberries, Raspberries, Blackberries – fresh or frozen)
  • Flavenoids in all vegetables –especially Onions, Broccoli, Greens
  • Apples, Grapes, Grapefruit, Figs
  • Red Peppers
  • Dark Chocolate (more than 70% cocoa), in moderation
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids (Walnuts, Flax Oil, wild caught Salmon)
  • Soy

 


INHIBITS INVASION OF TUMOR CELLS TO OTHER TISSUE:

  • Garlic, Onions, Leeks, Shallots, Chivesnuts
  • Broccoli (especially sprouts)
  • Red Peppers
  • Nuts

 

INHIBITS ANGIOGENESIS (GROWTH OF TUMOR BLOOD SUPPLY):

  • Green Tea (especially Japanese Varieties)dark-chocolate
  • Cruciferous Vegetables (Cabbage, Cauliflower, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts)
  • Parsley, Celery
  • Berries (Blueberries, Strawberries, Cranberries, Raspberries, Blackberries – fresh or frozen)
  • Grapes
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids (Walnuts, Flax Oil, wild caught Salmon)
  • Soy
  • Dark Chocolate (greater than 70% cocoa)
  • Tomatoes (cooked especially with olive oil on low heat)

I am reporting from two main sources in the above lists: Anti-Cancer: A New Way of Life, by Dr. David Servan-Schreiber, M.D., PhD and Foods to Fight Cancer, by Richard Beliveau, PhD and Denis Gingras, PhD.

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