jueves, junio 15, 2006

Arandanos Blueberries previenen enfermedad cancerígena

Blueberries: a berry good cancer prevention food
by Dalene Entenmann
Filed under: Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer, Prevention

Aside from the fact blueberries are a treat to eat, why eat blueberries? Because blueberries are a delicious cancer prevention food. University of Louisville James Graham Brown Cancer Center researcher Ramesh Gupta presented study findings to the American Association of Cancer Researchers in Washington, D.C., reporting that blueberries and black raspberries resulted in reducing the size of breast tumors by 60 percent to 70 percent in rats exposed to estrogen. He is hoping to prove through continued research that berries protect against both breast cancer and lung cancer.

At the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, blueberries ranked #1 in antioxidant activity compared with 40 other commercially available fruits and vegetables. Antioxidants are necessary for maintaining all levels of health within the body by blocking free radical damage


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