20 Cancer-Fighting Foods to Eat All Summer

A healthy, balanced diet is key, experts say, but these foods may have an extra punch!   Leafy greens Deep green leafy vegetables are packed with lutein, vitamin A and folate, nutrients that may help prevent colon and ovarian cancer. • Spinach • Kale • Collard greens • Arugula • Dandelion greens Curry Yellow curry contains cur-cumin, a pungent spice that may help prevent melanoma and other types of cancer cells from proliferating. Cruciferous veggies These contain phytochemicals that may cut the risk of stomach, breast and skin cancers. • Broccoli • Broccoli sprouts • Cabbage • Bok choy • Cauliflower • Watercress • Swiss chard Berries These fruits contain antioxidants such as polyphenols, which counteract and repair cell damage. • Blueberries • Blackberries • Raspberries • Strawberries • Cranberries • Red grapes Tomatoes Studies suggest that having a tomato-rich diet may help lower the risk of developing both lung and stomach cancer.