Medical professionals and researchers are learning more about skin cancer every day. Melanoma, the most common form of skin cancer, was diagnosed in over 82,000 people in the United States in 2016 according to the CDC. That makes it the 5th most common type of cancer.
There is no magical cure for skin cancer. Food alone will not stop its growth but it can support your immune system and help your body do what it was meant to do — be healthy. There are so many tasty, healthy foods that can fight skin cancer, including these 12…
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Blueberries are a tasty summer fruit that boasts multiple health benefits. According to the American Institute of Cancer Research, “blueberries contain many phytochemicals and nutrients which show potential anti-cancer effects in laboratory studies.” Their powerful antioxidants counteract free radicals that can damage the skin. Blueberries are also full of vitamin C, which also stops free radical damage.
You can eat them fresh, mixed in granola, or blended in a smoothie. They are a delicious, portable treat that can be used in so many different ways to help fight skin cancer. Whichever way you choose to take these sweet berries down is up to you.