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30 Cancer-Fighting Foods Needed to Survive

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Brazil Nut

Another cancer fighting foods is the Brazil nut. The nut is best served when toast and sprinkled over salad. They’re a rich form of selenium, a trace mineral that convinces cancer cells to commit suicide and helps cells repair their DNA.

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Studies conducted at Cornell University and the University of Arizona showed that 200 micrograms of selenium daily—the amount in two unshelled Brazil nuts—resulted in 63 percent fewer prostate tumors, 58 percent fewer colorectal cancers, 46 percent fewer lung malignancies, and a 39 percent overall decrease in cancer deaths.

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