Cancer, everyone have the fear of getting this. It was untreatable in the past but the advance of human technology in these few years give us hope that cancers will not be a trouble to humanity in the future!
Before we proceed into the points, we want to clarify that, there is a LIMIT where the vitamins and minerals benefit you, beyond which they will be HARMFUL for your body. Scientists term that as “Tolerable Upper Intake Level (UL)”. Please check it to prevent overconsumption.
AND, having them can ONLY potentially PREVENT cancers or assisting in cancer recovery, they will not magically cure cancers.
*Note: Since UL value is subjected to factors like age and health condition, you might need to find suitable references on your own.
Vitamin D alone can support immune system. In addition, having low level of vitamin D is considered as a risk factor of getting breast cancer. It also increases calcium absorption by your body.
Well, there are some long term research evidences that suggest vitamin E does not prevent cancer. But it is proven to reduce the risk of getting side effects from cancer treating therapies.
It is used by body in the form of enzymes to remove free radicals, which is linked to cancer development.
Zinc is known long ago and its impacts in fighting cancers are still under study. At the same time, it also helps in preventing chemotherapy-induced toxicities.
Its effect is similar with zinc, lowering risk of getting some cancers and prevent the side effects of cancer therapy.
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They help your body to remove free radicals from the body. But don’t misunderstand, your body itself can remove them most of the time. Just that having more vitamins and minerals helps your body to remove more.
DISCLAIMER: Some long term research showing that these might not be as effective as it was thought. Please take the points above as a reference rather than a medical advice.
We hope this post helps you!
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