9 Breast Cancer-Fighting Foods
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Fresh blueberries are an excellent source of antioxidants, including cancer-fighting chlorogenic acid as well as the anthocyanin pigments that give them their color. A food's antioxidant power is measured in ORAC units—which stands for "oxygen radical absorbance capacity"—and blueberries rate the highest of any fruit or vegetable. They also contain anti-inflammatory compounds that can dampen the joint pain of arthritis, and they're an effective treatment for urinary-tract infections. In animal studies, blueberries are credited with slowing or even reversing the aging process in the brain and with improving coordination.