Navigation Links
Starch fights cancer

A type of starch, previously thought to be just 'empty calories', actually helps prevent bowel cancer. At the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), researchers have revealed that resistant starch could be as important as fibre in the fight against bowel cancer.

They have noted that people in Africa, Japan and China have low rates of bowel cancer even though they eat less fibre than Westerners.//

The researchers have discovered that resistant starch which, as its name suggests cannot be digested, passes into the colon where it releases substances that protect against cancer. Resistant starch is found in undercooked vegetables, partly-cooked pasta, baked beans, bread, brown rice, white rice ,wheat and almost all cereals - so long as you do not chew them too much. They are still trying to find out more about resistant starch - which, in the past, has proved hard to study because it is difficult to measure it.

Meanwhile, the healthy message is - keep on eating fibre, but start considering starch as well.

Source : CSIRO Annual Food Industry Conference
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Flaxseed fights cancer risk
2. Garlic fights malaria and cancer
3. Protein in eye fights diseases
4. Caffeine fights Gallstones
5. Eating Greens fights cancer
6. Vitamin B12 can help in detecting cancers
7. Want skin cancer? Please have a cigarette
8. New hope for cancer victims – will vaccine cure the deadly bug
9. Clintons new problem - Is the outgoing American president suffering from skin cancer?
10. Are cancer patients being taken for a ride?
11. Breast cancer treatment to be determined by gene test
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/20/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Today, Illuma Care Connections, a new care ... 2017 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, Florida, February 19-23, ... eye care into mainstream healthcare delivery is powered by Secure Exchange Solutions ...
(Date:2/19/2017)... ... February 19, 2017 , ... ProBrand Glitch is a set of 30 glitch distortion logo reveals ... easily reveal any logo with a glitch reveal in just a few clicks of a ... and animation of each preset. Use these presets to add a uniquely animated logo to ...
(Date:2/18/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Focused start-ups, not traditional health care organizations, ... the recent NEJM Catalyst Insights Report on the New Marketplace. , NEJM ... a qualified group of U.S. executives, clinical leaders, and clinicians at organizations directly ...
(Date:2/18/2017)... ... February 18, 2017 , ... ProParagraph Fashion Volume 2 features ... ProParagraph Fashion Volume 2 for all multi-line FCPX project needs. Great for ... and choose from hand-crafted trend-setting designs with smooth animations that will add stylistic ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... Diego, CA (PRWEB) , ... February 17, 2017 ... ... initiative—InvestUp—to focus on foundational and sustainable systems change designed to further positively impact ... , “The Board of Trustees has long considered it our duty to seriously ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/17/2017)... , Feb. 17, 2017  Perrigo Company plc (NYSE, TASE: PRGO) ... Food and Drug Administration for hydrocodone bitartrate and homatropine methylbromide ... Hydrocodone bitartrate and homatropine methylbromide oral solution (syrup), ... symptomatic relief of cough in adults and children 6 years ... ending January 2017 were approximately $16 million.   ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... 17, 2017 Research and Markets has announced the ... report to their offering. ... report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada ... Asia-Pacific , Latin America , and Rest ... through 2022. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. ...
(Date:2/17/2017)... MIAMI , Feb. 17, 2017  In partnership ... Friends for Good Health , The Jack ... container filled with millions of dollars, worth of medicine ... Haiti . IHI is a non-profit dedicated to ... IHI is extremely active in Haiti ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: