I am a firm believer that if you eat a plant-based whole foods diet and keep your body oxygenated, you can not only prevent cancer but fight it if it sadly develops in your body. I lost my dad to cancer, and what was even worse was he lived in a different country and we (family) were not aware that he was suffering. I know that he kept this dis-ease and pain to himself to protect us from worrying. But I wish I had the opportunity to not only use all the knowledge that I have gained and continue to gain but, to also contact herbalists, naturopaths, and Doctors who practice plant-based medicine and whom I’ve come to respect and follow so they can help my dad to heal his body and stay alive or at least prolong his life. so, I’m very intrigued when I learn about a plant(s) that can heal and cure ailments, as conventional medicine has yet to cure any dis-ease, but has proven to cause more harm than good.
I recently had a conversation with a Doctor and I stated very clearly that conventional Doctors only provide patients with 3 things, and I said it with respect. 1. To pacify a patient’s pain and suffering, 2. prescribe medication and 3. pronounce a person deceased! The Doctor did not disagree with me!
I hope people can move away from conventional, prescribed, toxic medication, as well as taking 100% control of what they eat and how they look after the one place they have to live… their BODIES. Trying plant-based nutrition to combat ailments will not cause the same damage that prescribed medication will, one just needs to exercise patience, be open-minded, and be committed. I also hope people can visit their Doctor’s office with confidence and ask more in-depth questions about their diagnosis, medication and will their (Dr’s) recommendations really work?!
I know that I would have discouraged and stopped my dad from having any chemotherapy medication, which is a cytotoxic drug or radiotherapy, which also kills all the good cells in the body, preventing the body from healing itself and creating an environment where the body becomes more susceptible to more dis-ease. Chemotherapy can also cause other cancers within the body. I would have put my dad on a strict raw food, plant-based diet.
Western foods, particularly acidic animal and processed foods have caused and continue to cause many health problems, from influenza also known as your common cold or flu to life-threatening cancers. But, by making simple changes and adding foods that contain antioxidants and have been proven to prevent and fight cancer, you can take complete control of your health, nutrition, and body.
I also want to state very clearly that I’m fully aware that there are other unhealthy practices, such as drugs, alcohol, and cigarette misuse amongst other things that can cause cancer.
The list below is not extensive, and as I learn more and more about plant-based medicine I will add to it and keep you updated, but the beauty of this list is that the foods are readily available, even if you have to order them from Amazon or take a plane, train, and automobile to get your hands on them! No excuses to improving your health.
So here’s the plant-based magic list.
I’ve talked about my love for berries quite a bit in other posts. However, Goji and Acai berries should definitely be on your grocery list. These varieties have the highest units of antioxidants per 100 grams. These berries are available all year round and can be eaten with every meal or added to your juices.
Just be mindful of the sugar content.
Fight cancer with a pleasure that you don’t have to give up or feel guilty about. Cocoa is full of antioxidants that fight free radicals. You can purchase cocoa nibs that you can add to your oat mix for breakfast, bake with it or make your own chocolate.
Don’t forget to eat it in moderation!
I add ginger to my Caribbean dishes, smoothies and make homemade ginger tea. I read that ginger root could be 10,000 times more effective than chemotherapy when targeting cancer stem cells. Furthermore, the medicinal properties of ginger far surpass even advanced pharmaceutical inventions.
Not only do I love drinking green tea, but I also add green tea to my facial steams. I use about 2-3 tea bags or leaves in a bowl of hot water and I can feel the nutrients from the tea penetrating my skin, it’s beautiful and leaves my skin glowing! But going back to the magic of this plant, numerous studies, such as a Japanese study involving 40,000 participants of differing gender, age and lifestyle showed that drinking 5 cups of green tea per day reduced the risk of blood cancers by 42% and lymph cancers by 48%.
Turmeric has become very popular. I was only familiar with this plant as a spice you would add to an Indian or spicy dish. Now, more people are using in the form of supplements, hang-over cures, and hair and beauty treatments. Turmeric has been the subject of research for many years, including a possible treatment for cancer. Apparently, studies found that turmeric reduces tumors by 81% and researchers at UCLA, stated that it even prevents cancer growth!
SOURSOP – GRAVIOLA
If your reading this, I would have already have made my way to Brixton Market to try and get my hands on this fruit. Trust me, I’m on a mission to get some soursop and create some magnificent juices, I might even bottle and sell them if they taste great. I’ve been doing some research on this strange looking fruit and I could write an entire post on its amazing benefits and how to cut, prepare and either eat or drink it. But, I’m just going to keep it short and simple. My understanding is that Soursop is a significant contender when it comes to curing cancer, to the point that many scientists, and that funnel trillions of pounds or dollars into pharmaceuticals that kill people, want to keep this fruit a secret. I often say that the people who live in the Caribbean are sitting on a goldmine, as you can literally walk along and pick healing foods off the trees. Nobody in the Caribbean should be sick. Soursop is an Antiviral, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-parasitic, Anti-microbial. It has also been proven to be 10,000 times stronger in slowing down the growth of cancer cells than Adriamycin, a commonly used chemotherapy drug.
If there’s a chance that you could,
- Attack cancer safely and effectively with an all-natural therapy that does not cause extreme nausea, weight loss and hair loss.
- Protect the immune system.
- Boost energy and outlook on life.
- Effectively target and kill malignant cells in 12 types of cancer – including colon, breast, prostate, lung and pancreatic cancer.
Wouldn’t you at least try? because millions of people don’t even bat an eye-lid when their doctor prescribes medication that could potentially kill them.
I don’t know how many times this week I’ve made the statement ‘there’s no money in keeping people healthy’!
Try a new approach, one that you are personally in control off. Consult your doctor if it gives you peace of mind, but ultimately, after you’ve done the research, make a decision that still allows you to get on with your life, contribute to society, feel and see the benefits of your decision and you can still look in the mirror and recognise yourself.
Have you tried any of these plants to cure cancer or any other ailments?
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