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Weekly Wellness Tip: Cancer Fighting Foods

Posted by Eskaton on Sep 26, 2016 1:37:53 PM

Weekly Wellness Tip

Cancer Fighting Foods



Leafy Greens

Examples: spinach, kale, collard greens, romaine, arugula, watercress

Cruciferous VeggiesEksaton_Brussels_Sprouts_Weekly_Wellness.jpg

Examples: broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, Brussel sprouts


Examples: blueberries, raspberries, cherries, strawberries, blackberries, goji


Orange-Colored Fruits & Veggies

Eskaton_Orange_Colored_Fruits_and_Vegetables_Weekly_Wellness.jpgExamples: sweet potatoes, winter squash, pumpkin, citrus fruits, carrots

Herbs & Spices

Examples: turmeric, black pepper, ginger, thyme, cayenne, oregano, basil, parsley, cilantro

Organic Meats

Examples: grass-fed beef, chicken, pastured beef/chicken liver

Cultured Dairy

Eskaton_Nuts_and_Seeds_Weekly_Wellness.jpgExamples: organic kefir, kombucha, fresh sauerkraut, kimchi, and probiotic yogurt

Nuts & Seeds

Examples: chia, flax, hemp, sunflower, walnuts, brazil nuts, almonds

Unrefined Oils

Examples: coconut oil, extra virgin olive oil, flax oil, cod liver oil


Examples: shiitake, reishi, cordyceps, maitake (capsule, powder, or whole food form

TeaEskaton_Tea_Weekly_Wellness.jpgExamples: green, matcha, black, oolong

Wild-Caught Fish

Examples: salmon, mackerel, sardines





Topics: Wellness Tips

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