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Breakfast Recipes for Prostate Cancer Prevention


Prostate cancer fighting breakfast, anyone? The breakfast recipes on this page use foods like bluebuerries, carrots, oats, buckwheat, and apples which may help prevent many types of cancer, including prostate cancer.

However, before you let loose your inner foodie and check out the recipes below, it might be a good idea to visit the page Diet Tips for Fighting Prostate Cancer and the page Foods That Fight Prostate Cancer which focus on delivering more general information about the role of diet in prostate cancer prevention.


Original Bircher Muesli

Muesli was developed as a health food by the Swiss Physician Maximilian Bircher-Brenner towards the end of the 19th century. This is the original muesli recipe Mr Bircher-Benner recommended to his patients. It features a number of excellent anti-cancer ingredients, including apples, oats, and lemon juice.
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Anthocyanin-Loaded Raspberry and Cherry Smoothie

This smoothie recipe pairs invigorating ginger infusion with juicy raspberries and cherries. Cherries and raspberries get their red color from anthocyanins, flavonoid pigments that have strong antioxidant and anti-cancer properties. Also ginger has been shown to provide protection against several types of cancer, including prostate cancer and colorectal cancer.
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Antioxidant Muffins

These scrumptious muffins feature blueberries and pecans, two antioxidant powerhouse foods. Blueberries top the list of berries with the highest antioxidant capacity, and pecans—along with walnuts and chestnuts—have the highest concentration of antioxidants in the tree nut family.
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Cancer-Fighting Carrot Muffins

You probably already know that carrots are good for eyesight, but did you know that they are also an excellent anti-cancer vegetable? Carrots contain falcarinol—a compound that has been shown to inhibit the development of cancer.
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Dairy-Free Blueberry Muesli

Blueberries are one of the greatest health foods of all time and a great anti-cancer food. In a laboratory test conducted by USDA researchers, wild blueberries were shown to have the highest Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) rating of more than 20 fruits and berries. ORAC is a measure of the antioxidant capacity of foods. The antioxidant activity of wild blueberries was shown to be even stronger than that of cranberries, raspberries, strawberries, plums, or cultivated blueberries.
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Oat and Buckwheat Muesli with Pears and Grapes

Enjoying a bowl of this health-promoting muesli for breakfast is a good way to start a day off right. The red grapes featured in this muesli contain resveratrol and quercetin, natural substances with strong antioxidant and anti-cancer activity.
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Oat and Wheat Germ Muesli with Apples

Wheat germ is a very good source of vitamin E and an excellent source of selenium and zinc. These nutrients play an important role in the antioxidant system of the body. Also the oats in this super healthy muesli have anti-cancer properties: they contain avenanthramides, unique antioxidants that have shown promise against cancer.
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Want More Recipes?

For more recipes that may help lower your odds of developing prostate cancer, go to the main recipe directory of HealWithFood.org's Guide to Preventing Prostate Cancer.