Grapes, especially red ones, are a rich source of the antioxidant resveratrol. Studies show that resveratrol has the potential to possibly stop cancer from starting in the breast, liver, stomach, and lymphatic system.[i] And, “The grape’s skin has the most resveratrol, so leave the skin intact,” advises Lindsey Wohlford, a wellness dietitian at MD Anderson Cancer Center.[ii]
Grapes Are Especially Good For . . .
Doctrine of Signatures: Grapes represent the reproductive system and therefore said to be especially good for breast cancer, ovarian cancer and prostate cancer.
The Cancer-Free with Food recipe with Grapes
Other Ways to Incorporate Grapes in Your Cancer-Healing Kitchen
Fun fact: Red and purple grapes have significantly more resveratrol than green grapes.
Resources from Cancer-Free with Food book:
[i] M. Kaur, C. Agarwal, and R. Agarwal. “Anticancer and Cancer Chemopreventive Potential of Grape Seed Extract and Other Grape-based Products,” Journal of Nutrition, vol. 139, no. 9 (September 2009, pp. 1806S–12S, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2728696.
[ii] “Five Foods That May Help Lower Your Cancer Risk” MD Anderson Cancer Center.
[iii] A.J. Braakhuis, P. Campion, and K.S. Bishop. “Reducing Breast Cancer Recurrence: The Role of Dietary Polyphenolics,” Nutrients, vol. 8, no. 9 (September 2016), p. ii: E547, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27608040
[iv] S.R. Lee, H. Jin, W.T. Kim, et al. “Tristetraprolin Activation by Resveratrol Inhibits the Proliferation and Metastasis of Colorectal Cancer Cells,” International Journal of Oncology, epub ahead of print (June 25, 2018), pp. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29956753.
[v] J.R. Heo, S.M. Kim, K.A Hwang, et al. “Resveratrol Induced Reactive Oxygen Species and Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress‑mediated Apoptosis, and Cell Cycle Arrest in the A375SM Malignant Melanoma Cell Line,” International Journal of Molecular Medicine, epub ahead of print (June 25, 2018), https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29916532.
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