We often look for medications or natural supplements to help us treat inflammatory problems or to prevent cancer. But we must not forget that there are foods that have these properties and that we can easily get used to taking them often to prevent the disease to a greater extent.
In this article we share the recipe and the properties of a delicious and therapeutic broth that we can take daily to prevent inflammatory diseases (rheumatism, gout, bronchitis, asthma, etc.), besides being an excellent way to prevent cancer.
Ingredients to prepare the broth
In general, all cruciferous vegetables, including broccoli , cabbage, cauliflower and cabbage, contain certain molecules with anticancer properties.
We want to highlight broccoli for its content in vitamins C and E and minerals such as calcium and iron . Broccoli, in general, helps fight many diseases. In addition to including it in this broth, we recommend eating it steamed, undercooked, and in the form of germinated broccoli seeds.
Garlic and onion
Both garlic and onions contain that helps the liver eliminate toxins that accumulate in the blood. In addition, garlic is known for its antibiotic properties. Take raw garlic is highly recommended to achieve the welfare of the body.
On the other hand, the onion contains anti-inflammatory and antitussive properties . Both plants have in their composition certain molecules that have been shown to have an anticancer effect , at least in vitro .
Some studies have shown that the alkynes contained in celery help to prevent cell damage that, in many cases, results in cellular malignancy, that is, the cells become cancerous. And in addition, its polyacetylene content helps to significantly relieve inflammation.
It has been shown that turmeric contains a high index of iron, sodium, magnesium, potassium and zinc. Therefore, it has been proven that the consumption of this spice is very beneficial for health, by various aspects.
This root contains curcumin , a highly anti-inflammatory component. Turmeric also has numerous anticancer components. On the other hand, it is very useful when you are taking medication for cancer to relieve its side effects.
Being a spice we can easily include it in all kinds of stews, soups, creams or even desserts such as smoothies, custards or cakes. Your presence in this broth will be fundamental.
How do we prepare it?
We will cook the vegetables, if possible, with organic water and turmeric powder for at least 40 minutes. We will strain the vegetables, which we can take advantage of for the preparation of the food . For example, in the following ways:
- To fill an omelet
- As a filling of salted cakes
- To make a vegetable cream
- As a garnish for other dishes
- To make a tomato sauce with vegetables
- To make a scrambled egg
We can also eat them directly, seasoning them with a little extra virgin olive oil or homemade mayonnaise .
How do we take it?
We can take three cups every day, separate or before meals, to have more powerful effects on our health. We can take it to seasons, especially during periods of cold or in moments that we notice low our defenses.
However, we must mention that the fact of taking this broth will not cure any disease or eliminate the chances that we will develop cancer, since the latter depends on a multitude of factors. It is important that we go to the doctor in case of suffering from any disease and follow the guidelines that we recommend.