Vegan Diet And Cancer Treatment


Are you worrying about a lack of protein and calcium in your food? Then all your worries are over. Here is the diet which is naturally rich in protein and calcium. Here is all about the vegan diet. Vegan diet refers to a diet which contains plant based diet i.e. it excludes all the animal based products like dairy products and eggs. Vegan diet is much more popular these days and also there are varieties of vegan products that are available in the grocery stores these days. Vegan diet also reduces the cancer causing agents in the body. Vegan diet also fulfills the proteins, calcium and vitamin levels in the food. In this article we are going to discuss the cancer and causes of cancer causing agents and also how the vegan diet helps in reducing the cancer causing agents.

vegan diet and cancer


Cancer is a growing disease worldwide in which the body’s cells grow very frequently and uncontrolled growth is seen in the body. This can rigorously spread to other parts of the body. Cancerous tumors spread to neighboring tissues and start metastasis; this causes the formation of new cancerous growths. These tumors may be benign or malignant i.e. may or may not be cancerous. Cancer is growing rapidly day by day and now is a very common disease. Due to our sedentary lifestyle, food adulterations and unhealthy diet routines the spread of cancer is high. Cancer is a genetic disease which is generally caused by tobacco use, smoking and ultraviolet rays. The most common types of cancers are breast, lung, colon, and prostate cancer. Cancer can be cured if detected in an early stage. Vegan diet lowers the risk of all types of cancers and helps in preventing the risk of cancer. Cancer can be cured by a vegan diet as it has sufficient quantities of calcium, nutrients and fibers.

Causes of Cancer

  • Family history
  • Smoking
  • Tobacco
  • UV radiations
  • Viral infections
  • Adulteration in food items. 
  • Alcohol
  • X- rays and gamma rays

Vegan Diet

Vegan diet is purely plant based diet in which there is no animal based products like egg, milk, butter etc. Vegan diet is very popular these days as it prevents cancer. Vegan diet even contains plant based milk, fibers and protein rich diets. Vegan diet also helps in prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus, arthritis, kidney functions, Alzheimer’s disease. Due to the use of preservatives in packed food items, the risk of cancer is more pronounced, so we should prefer a vegan diet as it is natural and free from any kind of preservatives. Vegan diet is very healthy and also very beneficial for overcoming the body’s needs. Plant based proteins are (beans, chickpeas, tofu etc.).  Vegan diet is also connected to religious and ethical values. Vegan diet helps in losing excessive weight and also lowers the blood sugar level. It also lowers the risk of heart diseases and pacifies the vitamin and calcium needs in our body. Vegan diet has more fibers, antioxidants and also has more plant compounds. Vegan diet is adopted worldwide as a health concern and also environmental issues. Vegan diet maintains good health by preventing many diseases and provides better immune functions.

Vegan Diet Includes

Vegan diet includes fruits, vegetables, grains, pulses; nuts etc. legumes are rich in protein and fiber. It also helps in fighting infections as it has antioxidant properties. These are rich in proteins and vitamins and free from fats and carbohydrates. So this diet helps in reducing the weight and maintains a healthy health. Plant based milk is rich in calcium and plant based yogurts are rich in vitamin D. Plant based now a days has become an important part of food nutrition. As all the dairy products are animal based products so there are alternatives like yogurts and almond milks etc. Vegan diet helps in prevention of cancer causing agents and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Vegan diet includes:

  • Tofu etc.
  • Nuts and nut butter (almonds, cashews, hazelnuts etc.)
  • Legumes (black beans, chickpeas, kidney beans etc.)
  • Calcium fortified plant milks and yogurts
  • Algae acts as an energy source and is a great food supplement.
  • Nutritional yeast is very useful to add the cheesy flavor in plant based recipes. 
  • Whole grains  (barley, brown rice, oats etc )
  • Cereals
  • Sprouted and fermented plant food
  • Fruits (apple, grapes, mango, blackberries, pineapples etc)
  • Green leafy vegetables (broccoli, spinach, beans, carrots, cauliflower etc.)
  • Seeds (chia seeds, flax seeds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds)
  • Milk substitutes – almonds milk, cashew milk, hemp milk
  • Yogurt substitute- almond yogurt, coconut yogurt
  • Vegan cheese – vegan parmesan cheese
  • Egg alternative – chia seeds, arrowroot powder etc.
  • Healthy fats-  olive oil, unsweetened coconut
  • Snacks food- dark chocolates, popcorn, roasted chickpeas.
  • Coconut sugar, dates, monk fruit.
  • Spices- chili powder, ground ginger, cinnamon etc.


Vegan diet is the addition of plant based products and elimination of animal based products. Vegan diet is rich in proteins, calcium, vitamins and healthy diet. It maintains a person’s health and is very beneficial for attaining a good weight. Vegan is very popular these days and is preferred worldwide. Vegan diet improves several aspects of health related issues. Vegan diet helps in decreasing the metastasis in body cells, thus helps in preventing cancer. Vegan diet helps in maintaining a normal range of cholesterol level and also helps in prevention of heart disease. It helps in prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus and helps in preventing kidney dysfunctions. Vegan diet includes low fat and high protein diet. As we know vegan diet is full of nourishing products and healthy composition made up of plants. Thus vegan diet is very beneficial for attaining a healthy health and also helps in preventing many diseases. Many people are adopting vegan diet (veganism) as it is also related to environmental and health reasons. Vegan diet also follows ethical and religious reasons, so more veganism is adopted nowadays. In case of any query kindly visit For more queries, you can send your queries to our email id

Dr. Vikram Chauhan

Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD - Ayurveda) is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Pvt. Ltd. He is Author of the Book "Ayurveda – God’s Manual For Healing". He is an Ayurveda Expert Serving People worldwide through all the Possible Mediums, Operating from Main Branch in Mohali, India. With his Vast Experience in Herbs and their Applied Uses, he is successfully treating Numerous Patients suffering from Various Ailments with the help of Purest Herbal Supplements, Diet, and Lifestyle, according to the Principles of Ayurveda. For More Details, visit

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