The best smoothies to prevent cancer

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the American continent. According to studies carried out by this entity, around 2.8 million people are diagnosed with this disease each year and 1.3 million of these people die from cancer.

They also warn that if the necessary measures are not taken to prevent and control this disease, these numbers could rise to 4 million new cases per year and 1.9 million deaths by 2025. 30% of cancer deaths are produced by modifiable behavioral and dietary causes, they are:

  • High BMI(body mass index); that is, overweight and obesity.
  • Reduced intake of fruits and vegetables.
  • Lack of physical activity.
  • Alcohol consumption.
  • Consumption of snuff.

All these alarming numbers can be reduced, if healthy lifestyle habits are adopted to prevent cancer and an early diagnosis to carry out the appropriate treatment and cure it.

A balanced diet.

From the nutritional point of view, it is recommended to eat a healthy and balanced diet that includes fruits and vegetables every day, rich in fiber and to minimize the consumption of saturated fatrefined sugar and alcoholic beverages.

According to the Doctor, “There are four main groups of anticancer nutrientsfibervitamins C, E, D, A; minerals such as calcium, derivatives of sulfur, selenium, zincmagnesium; and other tumor-inhibiting compounds such as Omega 3 fatty acids, phytoestrogensbeta-carotenesphenols or alkaloids.”

It seems difficult to be able to incorporate all these nutrients, but the good news is that we can find them in everyday foods, easy to find in the supermarket or food stores and accessible from an economic point of view.

Smoothies to prevent cancer.

Here are several recipes proposed shakes with foods that provide us all these nutrients, easy to prepare and can be taken at any time of the day, either at breakfast or as a snack between meals. You only need a blender and ready you can start to prepare them.

The smoothies have a liquid base that can be water, coconut water, some animal or seed milk or dried fruit and if you want to consume it fresh you can add ice cubes.

Coconut milkshake.

  • 1 cup of strawberries or strawberries..
  • 1 banana or banana.
  • 1 cup fresh spinach.
  • 1 cup of coconut water.
  • ½ cucumber.
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds.

Green smoothie.

  • 1 Avocado or avocado.
  • 2 cups fresh spinach.
  • 2 cabbage leaves or green cabbage.
  • Juice of 3 lemons.
  • 1 and a half cups of water.

Fruity smoothie.

  • 1 banana or banana.
  • 1 cup of berries.
  • 1 orange (peeled).
  • Ice cubes.
  • Yogurt or non-dairy milk to taste.
  • 1 teaspoon of honey.

Watermelon Mint Smoothie.

  • 2 cups of watermelon.
  • 1 handful of spinach.
  • Ice cubes.
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla.
  • Fresh mint leaves to taste.

Fruit smoothie II.

  • 1 grapefruit (peeled).
  • 1 orange (peeled).
  • 6 sprigs of fresh parsley.
  • 2 kiwis.
  • 1 cm ginger.
  • 200 ml of water.

Smoothie with nuts.

  • 1 cup of spinach.
  • 2 plantains or bananas.
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds.
  • 200 ml of almond milk.
  • 1 handful of nuts such as almonds, peanuts or peanuts, walnuts, chestnuts, etc.
  • 1 teaspoon of honey or cinnamon to taste.

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