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Anti-Pancreatic Cancer Breakfast Recipes

Are you looking for nutritious breakfast recipes with anti-pancreatic cancer properties? The breakfast recipes on this page use foods like raspberries, oats, buckwheat, carrots, and blueberries which have shown promise in reducing cancer risk.

Now, before you set free the foodie in you and dig into the anti-cancer breakfast recipes below, it might be a good idea to browse the section Diet Tips for Pancreatic Cancer Prevention and the section Foods That Prevent Pancreatic Cancer which provide more general information about how your dietary habits can affect your risk of getting pancreatic cancer.

Antioxidant Muffins

These scrumptious muffins feature blueberries and pecans, two antioxidant powerhouse foods. Blueberries top the list of berries with the highest antioxidant capacity, and pecans—along with walnuts and chestnuts—have the highest concentration of antioxidants in the tree nut family.
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Carrot Muffins

You probably already know that carrots help maintain eyesight, but did you know that they are also an excellent anti-cancer vegetable? Carrots contain falcarinol—a compound that has been shown to inhibit the development of cancer.
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Original Bircher Muesli

Muesli was developed as a health food by the Swiss Physician Maximilian Bircher-Brenner towards the end of the 19th century. This is the original muesli recipe Mr Bircher-Benner recommended to his patients.
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Low Glycemic Raspberry Muffins

This muffin recipe is a must-try for those who love muffins but are concerned about the high glycemic rating of most muffins. This recipe calls for some of the lowest glycemic muffin batter ingredients, including whole wheat flour, soy flour, and raspberries. The soy and raspberries featured in these muffins also contain isoflavones and ellagic acid, respectively, which have strong anti-oxidant properties.
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Dairy-Free Blueberry Muesli

Blueberries are one of the greatest health foods of all time and a great anti-cancer food. In a test conducted by USDA scientists, wild blueberries were shown to have the highest Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) rating of more than 20 fresh fruits and berries (ORAC measures the antioxidant activity of foods). The antioxidant capacity of wild blueberries was even stronger than that of plums, cranberries, raspberries, strawberries, and cultivated blueberries.
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Oat and Buckwheat Muesli with Pears and Grapes

Having a bowl of this health-boosting muesli for breakfast is a good way to start a day off right. The red grapes featured in this muesli contain resveratrol and quercetin, natural substances with strong antioxidant and anti-cancer activity.
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Oat and Wheat Germ Muesli with Apples

Wheat germ is a great dietary source of vitamin E and a great source of selenium and zinc. These nutrients play a key role in the antioxidant system of the body. Also the oats in this super nutritious muesli have cancer-fighting properties: they contain avenanthramides, unique antioxidants that have been shown to protect against cancer.
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For more recipes that may help lower your odds of developing pancreatic cancer, go to the main recipe directory of's Guide to Preventing Pancreatic Cancer.