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Food and Cancer: What Superfoods Protect Your Body

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Cancer Fighting Foods

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Food and Cancer: What Superfoods Protect Your Body

Cancer Fighting Food #5: Swiss Chard

"Swap Swiss chard for spinach and you'll get similar amounts of important antioxidants-like vitamin C, bet-carotene, and lutein-which fight cell damage and strengthen your immune system," says Shin. But this dark, leafy green is less bland, so you get a flavorful boost when you add it to pasta dishes, soups, and stir-fries.

Mini Recipe

Swiss chard with olives and golden raisins
Brown 1 chopped onion in 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add 1 bunch thinly sliced Swiss chard, chopped pitted green olives, and golden raisins; sauté for about 6 minutes or until soft. Season with salt and pepper. Serve over polenta or couscous, or as a side dish with fish or pork.

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