Can We Eat To Starve Cancer?

Yes, we can eat to starve cancer!

Harvard study of 79,000 men…Men who consume 2-3 servings of cooked tomatoes per week have a reduced risk for developing  prostate cancer by 40-50%. – Dr. Lorelei Mucci, Harvard School of Public Health.


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Dr. William Li explains how to think about treating cancer and other diseases through  anti-angiogenesis.  This is a process to prevent the growth of blood vessels that feed a tumor. The crucial first and best step: Eating cancer-fighting foods that cut off the supply and beat cancer at its own game.

Just from my experience with my husband’s cancer, food matters.  We just received his latest medical reports and his PSA is down to .001.  We are thrilled!  Dr. Li and his studies can help all of us learn more about eating to starve cancer.  Dr. Li heads the Angiogenesis Foundation, a nonprofit that is re-conceptualizing global disease fighting.  Full bio

Here is a short list of foods that Dr. Li is studying that can make a difference in fighting cancer.

  • Green tea
  • Strawberries
  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Oranges
  • Grapefruit
  • Pineapple
  • Red Wine
  • Kale
  • Bok choy
  • Turmeric
  • Nutmeg
  • Pumpkin
  • Tuna
  • Garlic
  • Parsley
  • Dark chocolate

The continued goal of Eat Real Simple is to bring you recipes that reflect the premise of “eating to starve cancer.” We want to help you in your journey; be it as a cancer survivor, caregiver, or if you are one who wants to eat healthy and be proactive to help prevent cancer. Let’s keep the happy in the kitchen, eat real simple, but never skimp on good taste.



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