This salad is pack full of alkalizing ingredients to help your body detox and heal, all the while warding off cancer and other diseases.
BROCCOLI: High in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, and Vitamin K. Broccoli has an anti-inflammatory, alkalizing effect on the body making it one of the healthiest cancer-fighting foods.
CAULIFLOWER: Cauliflower is an important part of the cruciferous vegetable group. High in Vitamin C, it provides a boost to your immune system. Studies have linked cauliflower to cancer prevention especially bladder, breast, colon, prostate and ovarian cancer. It also contains many antioxidants to help in detoxification.
CARROTS: High in Vitamin A and Vitamin K. Carrots have a high beta-carotene content, which has important anti-oxidant benefits. Recent studies have concluded carrots can help in reducing risks for cancer and cardiovascular disease.
LEMONS: Lemons contain unique flavonoid compounds that have antioxidant and anti-cancer properties. These flavonoids have been shown to stop cell division in many cancer cells. As an excellent source of vitamin C, lemons help to neutralize free radicals, which can damage healthy cells in the body and cause swelling and chronic pain. Although acidic in taste, lemons actually have an alkalizing effect on the body, helping to reduce inflammation.