9 incredible cancer-fighting foods (1/10)

Add these healthy foods to your diet to keep your body strong and boost your immunity against cancer

By Katharine Watts

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Garlic shows particular evidence that it can decrease the risk of stomach and colorectal cancer,” says Jean LaMantia, registered dietitian and author of The Essential Cancer Treatment and Nutrition Guide Cookbook.


Don’t peel it and eat it right away, though. For maximum benefits, you have to chop it or crush it.

“If you wait 10 minutes after you chop it, you maximize cancer-fighting compounds,” says LaMantia.

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