All the dangerous diseases like cancer can be avoided if you have regular checkups and include some anti – cancer agents in your diet. Actress Lisa Ray, who was diagnosed with a rare cancer of bone marrow, said that cancer is a curable disease and she will surely defeat this disease. It has been found that a variety of spices can help in controlling the multiplication of malignant cells in a body that may mature into cancer cells later on. Spices like turmeric and saffron have medicinal properties that strengthen our body to fight against toxins, bacteria and virus. A surgical oncologist, Dr. B. Niranjan Naik and the nutritionist of Fortis La Femme, Shipra Saklani Mishra revealed that the Indian spices have cancer fighting properties that are necessary to be included in the eating habits of people.
Turmeric has powerful polyphenol that helps in retarding the growth of cancer cells that can cause prostrate cancer, breast cancer, brain tumour, pancreatic cancer and many other diseases. Turmeric promotes the growth of Apoptosis that eliminated the cancer breeding cells in the safest way. Fennel is another spice that has anethole as one of the main constituent and that helps in restricting the activities of cancer cells. Saffron has a natural carotenoid dicarboxylic acid called crocetin that helps in fighting against cancer. It is the most expensive spice in the world. Cumin seeds have anti – oxidant properties that checks occurrence of any disease. Cinnamon helps to block the formation of new vessels in the body.