FOODS THAT FIGHT CANCER :: Green Tea

Green tea is a powerful storehouse for multiple cancer fighting molecules. EGCG (or epigallocatechin-3-gallate) is one of the most well-known and well-researched green tea compounds, showing to help slow the formation of new blood vessels to cancer cells — thus cutting off the main ‘feeding tube’ for cancer cells to grow, virtually starving them! Green tea is also a powerful cellular detoxifier helping to rid our bodies of multiple carcinogenic compounds we are exposed to daily just by living. Three-five cups of green tea per day can not only saturate your body with powerful cancer starving nutrients, but also help detoxify essential organs to keep you looking and feeling your best!

Tea contains an amino acid, L-theanine, that helps boost the immune system (as well as having a helpful effect on cognition and relaxation). Research has shown that drinking tea can boost production of T cells, an important antigen, leaving you more capable of fighting off infection. Green tea and black tea are equally effective.

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