More than any supplement or vitamin, getting certain nutrients through eating whole foods can help block tumors.
Like kale and spinach, carrots pack carotenoids, an antioxidant group that may help prevent rectal cancer. Try this recipe: Carrot-Ginger Soup:
All prepackaged bread, cereal, flour and pasta in the U.S. contains folic acid, which wards off birth defects and can lower your risk of colon cancer. Try this recipe: Breakfast Bulgur Porridge
Cooked tomatoes are especially good for the guys in your life—they contain a carotenoid called lycopene that might lower prostate cancer. Try this recipe: Cheese and Olive-Stuffed Tomatoes
Fare rich in fiber, including certain cereals, root and other types of vegetables, and legumes, seems to protect against colon cancer. Try this recipe: Thai Chicken Barley Risotto
The World Health Organization advises adding about a clove a day to foods; it may lower your risk of colon, stomach and breast cancers. Try this recipe: Roasted Garlic Flatbread Pizza