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8 Foods That Your Pancreas Will Surely Love

by DailyHealthPost Editorial

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6. Broccoli

broccoli

Broccoli’s flavonoid apigenin protects pancreatic tissue.[5]

To receive all of the vital nutrients from broccoli, eat it raw or only lightly steamed. Cooking can remove a vast majority of the nutrients.

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7. Sweet potatoes

sweet-potatoes

Shaped eerily like a pancreas, sweet potato provides protection for the pancreas, releasing sugars gradually into the body, thereby not putting undue stress on the digestive system.

8. Red grapes

grapes

Red grapes are an excellent source of resveratrol, a beneficial antioxidant. Resveratrol helps prevent blood vessel damage and reduces inflammation.[6]

More specifically, the compound also induces cellular death (apoptosis) in pancreatic cancer cells.[7]

By following a diet rich in good foods for the pancreas, you can keep the organ healthy and reduce the risks of inflammation, infection, and cancer.

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Along with a healthy diet rich in nutrient-dense foods, regular exercise can also play an important role in helping maintain a healthy pancreas--and every other organ as well.

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