Though there’s still no cure for cancer, researchers think the most powerful ammunition may not be in our medicine cabinets, but in our pantries! Yep, eating healthfully can trim our waistlines and also reduce our risk for cancer. In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, keep reading to learn about some of the foods that you should be stocking in your kitchen and the delicious recipes that utilize them.
Foliate-rich Foods – Foliate-rich foods are thought to prevent mutations in DNA and thus cut your risk for cancer drastically. Make sure you’re getting enough of these good-for-you foods daily by eating stuff like oranges, spinach, peanuts and asparagus. Whip up 101Cookbooks.com’s Asparagus Salad for a yummy combo of asparagus, broccolini and a chunky lemon-pinenut dressing that makes an easy, healthy treat.