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Prevent Tumors With These 8 Super Effective Home Remedies

In this post, we will be covering home remedies for tumors that are cancerous.


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Cancer involves the growth of cells that are abnormal and can harm our bodies in numerous ways. Cancer has different symptoms depending on what type of cancer one has. There are more than a hundred types of cancer. There is breast cancer, lung cancer, skin cancer, pancreatic cancer, ovarian cancer, cancer in the colon, prostate cancer, etc.

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The American Cancer Society states that in the U.S. 1.5 million new cases of cancer are diagnosed and recorded each year. Cancer is the second most common disease that causes deaths in the USA.

The World Health Organization or WHO says that over the next 20-odd years, the new cases of cancer will grow by 70 per cent. Now that is frightening.

Risk factors

There are a number of factors that increase one’s chances of getting cancer. These include,

  • Aging
  • Excessive smoking
  • Excessive alcohol intake
  • Excessive exposure to the sun
  • Obesity
  • Exposure to harmful chemicals
  • Passive smoke
  • Genetics

The environment factors and hereditary reasons cannot be controlled, but there are certain superfoods or remedies that can help you prevent tumors. These also ensure that your diet gets healthier and you make good lifestyle choices.

A diet that is rich in phytochemicals and are also antioxidant will not only offer anti-tumor benefits, but will also ensure a longer and healthier life.

Home remedies for tumors

Here are 10 superfoods that will help you fight cancerous tumors.

1. Broccoli


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Eating broccoli regularly prevents the formation of tumors. This is because broccoli contains glucosinolates, compounds that help secrete enzymes that protect the body.

The most important of these enzymes produced by broccoli in the body is sulforaphane, which helps reduce the possibility of developing a tumor that is cancer-causing. Sulforapphane helps flush our all tumor-producing chemicals from the body. It also helps target stem cells of cancer. These stem cells if not eliminated can cause growth of the tumor.

According to a study conducted in 2011 at the Oregon State University, broccoli prevents cancer-causing tumors due to the sulforaphane in it.  It is particularly effective against cancers such as mouth, liver, lung, breast, stomach and esophagus.

To keep tumors at bay, eat two cups of broccoli twice a week. You can take it boiled or steamed. That’s up to you.

2. Green Tea

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The next remedy is green tea. This beverage is a popular drink when it comes to reducing the risk of tumors. Green tea contains catechins, and other compounds such as xanthine derivatives, epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) and epicatechin. These prevent the development and growth of tumors that are cancerous.

Green tea due to its antioxidant properties, helps prevent the damage caused by free radicals on our cells.

A study conducted in 2008 shoes that green tea can prevent cancer. This study was published in the Chinese Medicine Journal. It demonstrated that green tea shields our gastrointestinal tract breast, lungs and prostate from getting attacked by cancer.

To prevent tumors, drink 4 cups of green tea a day. If you want you can take green tea extracts, but do consult your doctor for the correct dosage.

3. Tomatoes


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Tomatoes help prevent tumors that can cause cancer due to the presence of an antioxidant called lycopene. This antioxidant is known to strengthen our immune system, which in turn, safeguards from cell damage.

Abnormal cell growth is also prevented by tomatoes. In general, tomatoes are a rich source of vitamins A, C and E. These vitamins can prevent the damage that free radicals have on our bodies.

According to a study published in the Nutritional Science and Vitaminology Journal, in 2013, men who are ate tomatoes are less likely to get prostate cancer. You can take tomato as a fruit or cook and then eat it.

Tomatoes are known to prevent the development of tumors that can endometrial, breast, lung and stomach cancers.

To use it as a remedy for tumors, slice a tomato into little cubes and eat a cup of these, every day. You can also take tomatoes in the form of a paste or juice to benefit from its anti-tumor properties.

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4. Blueberries


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Blueberries are the next superfood on our list. These contain phytonutrients that help prevent tumors. They neutralize the free radicals, which in turn, prevents the damage that free radicals have on our cells. Blueberries are also a rich source of vitamins C and K. They contain manganese and dietary fiber, which lowers one’s chances of developing a tumor.

According to a study published in 2013 blueberries are an anti-cancer fruit. This study was published in the journal of Anticancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry and highlighted that blueberries work wonders when it comes to preventing tumors.

Blueberries are particularly effective against cancers such as mouth, ovarian, colon, liver, prostate, lung, skin and breast.

According to the American Institute of Cancer Research,

“Blueberries contain numerous phytochemicals and nutrients, many of which are well studied in the laboratory. They also contain dietary fiber, which can act in several ways to lower cancer risk, including helping with weight control. Excess body fat increases the risk of seven different cancers, and dietary fiber can increase the feeling of fullness.”

To use this as a remedy, every day eat a cup of fresh blueberries. If you cannot find fresh blueberries where you live, then you can get yourself a packet of frozen blueberries and munch on them.

5. Ginger

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Ginger is a popular superfood against tumors due to its antioxidant properties. Ginger helps stunt the growth of cells that cause cancer.

According to a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, ginger can help fight ovarian cancer. By stopping the growth of the abnormal cells, ginger prevents the cancer from spreading, this fighting it.

Another study published a few years ago in the British Journal of Nutrition stated that ginger can help fight prostate cancer.

Ginger is also effective against other types of cancer like colorectal, breast, skin and pancreatic cancers.

To make the best of this superfood, drink 3 cups of ginger tea every day. Also, increase the intake of ginger by adding it in your daily cooking.

If you want, you can take ginger supplements as well, but do consult your doctor first.

6. Garlic

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Garlic is an anti-tumor superfood because it contains sulfur and arginine. It also is a rich source of arginine, oligosaccharides, flavonoids and selenium. These compounds lower the risk of developing cancer-causing tumors.

According to a study conducted in 2013 garlic when taken in raw form can help against lung cancer. This study was conducted by the American Association for Cancer Research.

Another study published in the journal of American Society for Clinical Nutrition demonstrated that garlic can also help against stomach as well as colorectal cancers.

To reap the best of the benefits garlic has to offer, increase your garlic intake by adding it to your daily cooking. Take two cloves of raw garlic every morning on an empty stomach.

If you want you can also take garlic supplements, but do consult a doctor for the correct dosage.

7. Spinach

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The next remedy on our list is spinach. Spinach contains the antioxidant lutein, which helps guard against cancer. Spinach also contains zeaxanthin as well as carotenoids that safeguard our body from the damage free radicals can cause.

Spinach is rich in beta-carotene. It contains vitamin A, dietary fiber and folate. These compounds make spinach a great remedy for tumor.

Taking spinach regularly reduces your chances of developing mouth, ovarian, lung, endometrial, colorectal, esophageal and stomach cancers.

In a week, eat a cup of spinach three times. To increase your intake of the green leafy vegetable, you can add it to your salad. You can also prepare spinach soup or smoothie depending on your taste.

Spinach has oxalic acid that help avert the absorption of iron and calcium, and therefore you should eat it with a glass of orange juice.

8. Pomegranate


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The last remedy on our list is pomegranate. Pomegranate contains antioxidants which makes it such an effective remedy for tumor. The fruit also contains phenols, flavonoids and anthocyanins. These modulate cellular biochemistry and prevent cancerous cells from spreading through the body.

The polyphenols in pomegranate keeps a check on the processes and steps that are involved in cancer development in the body and its progression.

Pomegranate is most effective against breast, colon, liver, skin and prostate cancers.

You should take this fruit with your morning cereal. You also add it to your fruit salad and take it. Pomegranate smoothies are also a good option.

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That is all we have on the home remedies for tumors. Do you think this post was helpful? Do you have some suggestions for us? Let us know in the comment section below.

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8 Best Home Remedies For Tumors That Are Cancer-Causing
The environment factors and hereditary reasons causing cancer cannot be controlled, but these home remedies for tumors can help prevent chances of getting cancer.
Riya Roy

Riya Roy

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