Chamomile tea, parsley and celery all contain the chemical apigenin, which can help ward off cancer according to scientists at Ohio State university.

The herbal tea, herb and vegetable are all recommended on the Betty Baxter, which focuses on eating fresh,unprocessed foods. Celery filled with tuna or cottage cheese is a favourite mid morning snack, while plentiful herbal teas can be consumed as part of the suggested 2 litre daily water consumption.

Scientists found that apigenin can block the ability of breast cancer cells to live for longer  than normal cells, halting their spread and making them more sensitive to drug therapy.

Apigenin helps protein correct the abnormalities  in RNA molecules.