Monday, September 24, 2018 | ePaper

Cancer- fighting foods

While many might argue that there's nothing you can do to stop cancer, we believe that you can always do your bit. Start with these 10 foods that you can include in your everyday diet that might just help keep cancer at bay

  • Print


Weekend Plus Desk :
Every year cancer affects millions of people worldwide. Although the deadly disease doesn't have a proper cause of origin, various reasons like poor diet, nutrition deficiency and ingestion of toxin-heavy foods can contribute to it.
Bollywood actor Sonali Bendre, on July 4, revealed that she has been diagnosed with cancer. The actor, who is famous for her roles in films like Sarfarosh and Hum Saath Saath Hain is currently in New York for treatment.
Now while we pray for her speedy recovery, it is important to take care of ourselves as we never know when life can throw us a curveball. While many might argue that there’s nothing you can do to stop cancer, we believe that you can always do your bit. Start with these 10 foods that you can include in your everyday diet that might just help to keep cancer at bay.
Broccoli
This green veggie helps in fighting prostate, colon and bladder cancer. It is rich in fibre and contains sulforaphane, a particularly potent compound that boosts the body’s protective enzymes and flushes out cancer-causing chemicals.
Oranges
Oranges contain vitamin C and antioxidant, which are required for preventing cancer. Eating citrus-rich fruits can cut the risk of many other diseases like reducing cholesterol, weight loss and making your skin look younger. Note: While eating oranges, do not mix it with other foods so that your body can consume their benefits fully.     Contd on pgae 4

More News For this Category

Nasir Ali Mamun’s 58th solo photo exhibition, book launched

Nasir Ali Mamun’s 58th solo photo exhibition, book launched

Sheikh Arif Bulbon :Over the span of a decade, Nasir Ali Mamun recorded the one-man journey of the ‘fugitive’ and bohemian painter SM Sultan - his pathos, darkness and

From milk to bananas

From milk to bananas

Weekend Plus Desk :If there are times when you struggle really hard to get a good night’s sleep, getting away with all that tossing and turning might be as

Guru Rajjob Ali Dewan devotee passes on

Sir Frank Peters :An entire village is in deep mourning over the death of one of its most revered and respected members, Guru Suruj Dewan. Guru Suruj, 78, was a

‘Wonder drug’ aspirin’s harms outweighs its benefits in healthy elderly

‘Wonder drug’ aspirin’s harms outweighs its benefits in healthy elderly

Weekend Plus Desk :Elderly people who have never had a heart attack in their life can avoid taking a baby aspirin every day, as per a US Australian study

Poet Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal

Poet Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal

Ahmad Kabir :Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal (1936-1989) poet educationist and composer of songs, was born in The village Gobinda of Ullahpara upazila in the district of Pabna on 11

Comrade Muzaffar Ahmed

Comrade Muzaffar Ahmed

Ranjit Roy :Comrade Muzaffar Ahmed (1889-1973) was a revolutionary and pioneer of the Communist movement in India. Affectionately called Kakababu (uncle) by party comrades and sympathisers, his way of

Journalist, writer Qazi Afsaruddin Ahmed

Mir Farjana Sharmin :Qazi Afsaruddin Ahmed (1921-1975) was a journalist, writer. He was born on 24 September 1921 at Chatmohar in Pabna district. His paternal home was at village

POEMS

MarsiyaHusain of Karbala-Ameen KhorasaneeMen weep for you today in many landsAnd on their breasts in bitter anguish beatAnd in sad, mournful tunes, the tales repeat of how youLost your

Scholar, writer Girish Chandra Sen

Scholar, writer Girish Chandra Sen

Sambaru Chandra Mohanta :Girish Chandra Sen (1835-1910), religious scholar and translator, who made the first creditable and full translation of the holy Quran into Bangla, was born in the

Purify the air in your house with  these easy-to-grow indoor plants

Purify the air in your house with these easy-to-grow indoor plants

Weekend Plus Desk :According to WHO, of the 20 most polluted cities in the world, 14 are in India and indoor pollution is as bad as outdoor pollution. Stagnant