Antioxidants are the master of the health halo: put them in a yogurt, and that yogurt is now a health food. Marketers took that idea and ran, but the science was slim—and the more they research the more scientists find out that antioxidants aren’t the magical disease-shield we’ve been led to believe.
People need to be careful about these claims that eating or taking such and such will prevent, reverse, cure cancer. There are many types of cancer; it’s not ONE disease. All the healthy eating and exercising in the world didn’t prevent a friends wife from getting HER2+ breast cancer because that type of cancer happens when a gene goes nuts for no apparent reason. All the antiangiogenetic therapy in the world would have only killed her because of the insane rate that the tumor was growing.