According to research, the benefits of a specific compound in certain plant-products called phytoestrogens may actually help prevent lung cancer.
Researchers found those who consumed the highest amount of phytoestrogens reduced their lung cancer risk by as much as 40 percent. Researchers hypothesized the compound was beneficial after it was discovered post-menopausal women taking estrogen had a lower occurrence of the disease.
So what fruits and vegetables contain the most phytoestrogen? Apples, blueberries, spinach, carrots, broccoli. It can also be found in whole-grain and soy products. Learn more in this video.