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There is no denying the fact that this disease has become one of the major causes of death across the western world. Medical researchers work tirelessly to find cures, but meanwhile, conventional medical treatments continue to be very painful with success far from certain. The connection between this disease and diet is one of the areas researchers explore. Is it possible that those who eat certain kinds of foods reduce the risks of becoming ill? Everyone agrees that some foods are healthy to eat, but the debate focuses on to what extent they help ward off this disease. Here are some of the foods experts recommend:

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1. Spinach

The older generation might remember a cartoon character called Popeye the Sailor Man whose superhuman strength came from eating spinach. Fifty years ago this cartoon encouraged children to eat up the spinach on their plate. Even though spinach eaters may not become noticeably stronger than other people, there is substantial evidence that it improves their resistance to cancer. American researchers have discovered that this vegetable contains high quantities of chlorophyllin. This chemical gives spinach its distinctive dark green color. But more importantly, it can reduce liver and bladder cancer risks.

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