Anti-Cancer Diets and the Pitfalls of Plants: Part 1. Copper and Zinc

Kiersten Marek:

Some good thoughts on how to balance your foods for an anti-cancer diet…

Originally posted on Eat and Beat Cancer:

anti-cancer strategies: the copper trapYes, a plant-based diet is great for fighting cancer because plants contain all sorts of anti-cancer compounds, but heed the traps: Too much copper and too little zinc, often a result of plant-only diets, can fuel cancer—as well as make you tired

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  1. Certain plants,such as mustard greens,which can really be very good tasting can also be dangerous in large quantities because they can aggregate heavy metals from the soil,such as cadmium,which no one needs in their diet.

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