Broccoli Contains vitamins C, A, Beta Carotene and Fiber. Carrots 2 carrots every other day provide enough beta carotene to reduce stroke risk by half for men who already have symptoms of heart disease Chili Peppers The heat source in chilis, capsaicin, is an antioxidant. Contains blood thinning properties to prevent strokes, lowers cholesterol, protects DNA against carcinogens, may stimulate release of endorphins ("natural high" chemicals) Spinach Contains vitamins A and C, folic acid and magnesium which help control cancer, reduces heart disease and stroke risk, blocks free radicals and may help prevent osteoporosis. Mushrooms Contain beta-glucan, which stimulates immune system. Shitake, enoki, zhuling and reishi all have anti-cancer and antiviral effects Tomatoes Contain lycopenes - an antioxidant more potent than vitamin C. Stimulates immune function and may slow degenerative diseases Strawberries Contains ellagic acid, which contains anti-cancer properties Papaya, Pineapple & Kiwi High amounts of enzymes that help combat everything from autoimmune diseases, allergies, and cancer to AIDS Mangoes Contains bioflavonoids that aid the immune system Citrus Fruits Contains vitamin C which helps your body fight cancers (lung, cervical, esophagus & stomach). Rich in bioflavonoids. Apricots Fresh apricots are high in beta-carotene. Also contains vitamin C and fiber. Bananas Rich in magnesium (helps protect circulatory system), potassium and slowly-absorbed sugars. Good source of pectin (a soluble fiber). Prevents radical swings in blood sugar Garlic May lower cholesterol and blood pressure. May contain chemicals capable of destroying cancer cells Green Tea Green tea contains polyphenols, which may reduce heart disease, cancer and stroke risk Beans High in protein and complex carbohydrates. Contains both soluble and insoluble fiber. Contains phytochemicals and protease inhibitors that may help prevent cancer Soybeans & Tofu Lowers "bad" LDL cholesterol levels in bloodstream which reduces heart disease risk. Studies have shown that people who regularly eat soy products have reduced risk or lower rates of prostate, colon, lung, rectal and stomach cancers. Salmon Contains omega-3 oils to fight heart disease. Contains calcium, magnesium, protein and B-vitamins. Oats Oat bran lowers cholesterol and blood pressure. May reduce risk of colon cancer. Oatmeal contains both soluble and insoluble fiber.