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Good-For-You Foods and Cancer-Fighting Pesto

Thanks to Dr. Michael Greger for the lists and recipe. 


Top 12 Cancer Fighting Superfoods
 
Greens
Oats (and other whole grains)
Berries
Garlic
Yams
Beans
B12-fortified nutritional yeast
Flax seeds (ground up)
Miso (and other soy products)
Green Tea
Shitake mushrooms 
Nuts
 
Top Antioxidant Common Foods
(From:  “Systematic Screening of Total Antioxidants in Dietary Plants” Journal of Nutrition 132 (2002):  461)
 
Walnuts
Pomegranates
Sunflower seeds
Blackberries
Cranberries
Blueberries
Dried Apricots
Ginger
Raspberries
Prunes
 
Most Pesticide Contaminated Produce
Apples
Bell peppers
Peaces
Spinach
Strawberries
 
Least Pesticide Contaminated Produce
Bananas
Broccoli
Corn
Peas
Watermelon
 
Cancer-Fighting Pesto
 
1 bunch fresh basil
2 cloves garlic
12oz. Package silken tofu
2 handfuls freshly toasted walnuts
1 Tbsp. nutritional yeast
1 Tbsp. ground flax seeds
1 Tsp. miso
zest of one lemon
1 bunch arugula
1 yam
 
Food process all but yam.
Serve on whole grain pasta with chopped, cooked yam.
 
Sprinkle with vegan parmesan cheese and salt to taste.
 


 

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