A Simple, Tasty Recipe To Prevent Cancer, Heart Disease and Diabetes

Comment by Robert Kriss, C2ST, Editor

Happy New Year to all our readers.  Consider starting the New Year off right with a healthy-eating resolution that’s scientifically backed.  Chocolate, strawberries, (chocolate covered strawberries!), blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, cauliflower, oats, peanuts and tea – simple, tasty treats that can make a big difference in preventing catastrophic diseases.  This article from the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) explains how these foods substantially lower your risk of cancer, heart disease and diabetes.  No fads, no highly-processed “health” foods.  You don’t have to suffer eating bland food to stay healthy.  You can enjoy some of the tastiest treats and improve your health at the same time.  There’s solid science to guide your choices.  When you understand the basics of what causes these diseases and how the chemicals in certain foods can prevent them, the case for making theses dietary choices becomes compelling.  Check out “The Dietary Choices That Boost Prevention” to learn more.

Berries contain compounds that are protective against a number of chronic health disorders.© kcline/E+/Getty Images