Navigation Links
Eat Fruits, Vegetables to Ward Off Cancer

Eating plenty of fruits and a regular diet rich in vegetables can offer protection from a host of cancers, three new studies suggest. //

The studies presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research in Los Angeles show that the fruits and vegetables that offer health benefits include apples, berries, kale, broccoli, onions, spinach and some cabbages.

The first study evaluated 183,518 men and women and found a diet high in flavonol-rich apples, berries, kale, and broccoli can help cut the risk of pancreatic cancer, especially in smokers. Flavonol is a type of antioxidant.

Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest of all cancers, killing 95 percent of victims within five years of diagnosis.

Another study of 500,000 people aged 50 and above shows that eating an additional two servings a day of fruit and vegetables can reduce the risk of developing head and neck cancers.

One serving equals approximately one medium-sized fresh fruit, 1/2 cup of cut fruit, 6 ounces of fruit juice, 1 cup of leafy vegetables, or 1/2 cup of other vegetables.

The third study suggests that chemicals in cruciferous vegetables and soy reduce production of two proteins necessary for the spread of breast and ovarian cancers, reported the online edition of health magazine WebMD.

While the first study was conducted by Ute Nothlings, DrPH, a postdoctoral fellow at the Cancer Research Center of Hawaii in Honolulu, the second study was conducted by Neal Freedman and other researchers at National Cancer Institute.

The third study was done by Erin Hsu, a molecular toxicologist at the University of California, and team.

Source-IANS
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Vegetables decrease Tobacco Toxins
2. Benefits of Eating Whole Grains, Fruits and Vegetables
3. Eating Fruits And Vegetables Found to Fight Endometriosis
4. The Beneficial Effects Of Fruits and Vegetables
5. Fruits And Vegetables Have Arthritis Risk Reducing Property
6. Aloe Vera Coating For Fruits And Vegetables Preservation
7. Rich Diet Of Fruits & Vegetables Helps To Protect Against Lung Cancer
8. Vegetables And Garlic Confer Protection From Skin Cancer
9. Vegetables And Fruits Cause More US Food Illnesses
10. Fruits And Vegetables Contribute To Memory
11. Abundant Asthma Benefits Found In Fruits and Vegetables
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... Everybody has their own personal preference ... to read it, and some people don't like it at all. FindaTopDoc took a ... found: , Erotic literature can give readers a taste of their deepest, darkest fantasies ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... The Aesthetic Channel has recently ... Talei has come up with a proprietary technique that he calls the AuraLyft ... have dropped. For all ages, patients can expect to look refreshed, rejuvenated, and revitalized. ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2017 , ... ... Breast Cancer Conference from Sept. 18 to 20. , The two-day conference is ... subtype with the goal of improving patients’ lives and eliminating racial breast cancer-related ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... MD Now Urgent Care ... MD Now’s 28th facility overall and marks the urgent care center's eighth location in ... North of The Falls shopping mall. The new clinic offers a wide array of ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... ... Insurance offerings. With the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) recent update of flood ... States. In 2012, the Biggert-Waters Act was enacted to reflect the actual risk ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/2/2017)... , June 2, 2017  NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq:  NXTM), a ... today announced new findings demonstrating positive biochemical outcomes related ... System One™. The data will be presented at the ... Madrid, Spain . The ... Home Dialysis Network in Europe ...
(Date:5/29/2017)... Israel, May 29, 2017  Cellect Biotechnology Ltd. (NASDAQ: ... technology which enables the functional selection of stem cells, ... for the first quarter ended March 31 st , ... our accomplishments in the first quarter of 2017," said ... quarter, we announced the treatment of the first blood ...
(Date:5/22/2017)... VALLEY COTTAGE, N.Y. , May 22, 2017 ... natural antiviral treatment Gene-Eden-VIR/Novirin, announces the launch of ... in plain English, the results of a clinical ... after one year treatment with Gene-Eden-VIR/Novirin in individuals ... is important to note that there are no ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: