Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers, and it takes more lives than colon cancer or breast cancer. From 75 to 80% of the cases of lung cancer are a type called non-microcellular lung cancer (NSCL).
A study published in the journal PubMed reveals that parsley kills cancer cells, but can also be used preventively. The active substance in the parsley, which participating in killing cancerous cells, is called apigenin.
Foods containing this substance are:
- violet onions
- red wine
However, parsley has the greatest amount of this substance therefore it is most recommended in the fight against cancer.
Reduced risk of lung cancer with these natural “fighters”
According to the magazine Journal of the Cancer Institute, people that eat apples often have a 60% lower risk of getting lung cancer.
Other foods associated with cancer prevention are kale, cabbage and broccoli.
It is important that these foods are consumed fresh, and not cooked.
Olive oil also is also proved as a good prevention to reduce the risk of almost all cancers. Daily consumption of cold strained oil can inactivate cancer cells.