8 nutrients that can stop cancer in its tracks


The cancer-preventive effects of this polyphenol have been studied for the past three decades.

EGCG (epigallocatechin-3-gallate) is commonly known for its high concentration in green tea, and is a primary healing compound in ancient Chinese medicine.

Although we don’t yet completely understand the mechanism at work, EGCG is believed to block tumor growth in cancers of the prostate, bladder, intestines, liver, pancreas, lungs and mouth.

The most recent discovery is that EGCG binds to a cancer-causing protein called 67LR and both prevents angiogenesis and supports the destruction of cancer cells.

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Joyce Hollman

By Joyce Hollman

Joyce Hollman is a writer based in Kennebunk, Maine, specializing in the medical/healthcare and natural/alternative health space. Health challenges of her own led Joyce on a journey to discover ways to feel better through organic living, utilizing natural health strategies. Now, practicing yoga and meditation, and working towards living in a chemical-free home, her experiences make her the perfect conduit to help others live and feel better naturally.