How healthy is your cancer preventing diet? If you want your breasts to stay healthy, you may need to eat more detox fruits and vegetables rich in fiber.
Here is a holistic detox recipe with the five super foods: papaya, cabbage, tomatoes, walnuts and parsley that can help you detox and cleanse the body, boost your immune system and improve your breast health.
You can also use these natural ingredients for a green smoothie, delicious juice or a healthy midday snack. Don’t forget that papaya can be used for easy to make and natural beauty remedies to rejuvenate the skin or exfoliate the lips.
Papaya is rich in carotenoid lycopene which may help prevent breasth cancer growth; papaya also keeps our digestive system healthy by cleansing our intestines.
Cabbage helps to detox the body, get rid of extra estrogen, and flush the fat. Recent studies show that we can reduce our breast cancer risk by 45% if we eat cabbage regularly.
Tomato is rich in lycopene as well as vitamin C and A, which are very important for breast health.
Walnut is rich in omega-3 essential fatty acids, which we need for better mood, sleep and good breast health.
Parsley, a detox herb, is rich in vitamin C that helps to have a healthy immune system.
Papaya and White Cabbage Salad Super Foods Recipe
- 1 medium papaya, peeled and sliced
- 1 cup cabbage, shredded
- 2 small tomatoes, sliced
- 4 scallions, sliced
- 1 tbsp parsley, chopped
- 1/4 cup raw walnuts, chopped
Dressing for your Salad
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 1/2 tbsp light soy sauce
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 1/2tsp raw honey
- 1/2 tsp fresh red or green chile, finely chopped
Mix all the ingredients, scatter the walnuts and scallions on the top. Whisk the salad dressing and pour over the salad. Garnish with parsley and serve.
Breathe, smile and be happy.
©Irina Wardas, HHC
Women’s Holistic Health, Nutrition Coach, Counselor, and Relationship Expert