5 powerful spices to combat cancer [slideshow]

Whether you’re a cancer survivor looking to prevent a recurrence… or just wanting to do everything you can to cancer-proof your body, it’s comforting to know that natural plant compounds may help…

Especially since conventional medicine doesn’t have all the answers: Just recently, scientists at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine found compelling evidence that the most common treatment for breast cancer — which consists of chemotherapy prior to surgery — appears to actually increase the risk that your cancer will spread.

How can you protect yourself? Lifestyle modifications, including exercise, and a healthy diet, rich in vegetables, are the strongest deterrents to cancer. To that, studies have shown that some compounds found in spices hold potent cancer-fighting powers, especially the following five…

Jedha Dening

By Jedha Dening

Jedha Dening is a qualified nutritionist (MNutr), researcher, author, freelance writer, and founder of type 2 diabetic nutrition site Diabetes Meal Plans. Her masters thesis on nutrition and inflammation was published and then presented at a national scientific conference. She has millions of words published in the health industry across various print and online publications. Having been in the field for over 15 years, she’s incredibly passionate about delving into the latest research to share the myths and truths surrounding nutrition and health. She believes when armed with the right knowledge, we’re empowered to make informed choices that can truly make a difference.