The Top 5 Cancer-Fighting Fruits You Should Be Eating

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#4. Camu Camu

The world’s richest source of natural vitamin C, camu camu (Myrciaria dubia) is a powerhouse of anti-aging and anti-cancer nutrition. A wild feature that grows all along the banks of the Amazon River in South America, camu camu is a potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory “superfood.” Studies have shown is effective in combating a host of chronic illnesses, including cancer.

Inflammation-associated conditions ranging from inflammatory bowel disease and type-2 diabetes to Alzheimer’s disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have all been studied in association with camu camu treatment. And this has been done with great success. Many types of cancer have also responded positively to supplementation with camu camu, which is easily purchased in either capsule or powder form.

Since it’s an anti-mutagenic fruit, camu camu prevents the types of genetic mutations in the body that lead to cancer tumors. Camu camu is also hepatoprotective, meaning it protects the liver against the potentially cancer-causing effects of chronic toxicity and toxin overload.

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