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Researchers Create Better Broccoli, Enhanced Anti-Cancer Benefits With Longer Shelf Life

Posted February 23, 2014

While researching methods to increase the already well-recognized anti-cancer properties of broccoli, researchers at the University of Illinois also found a way to prolong the vegetable’s shelf life. And, according to the recently published study, the method is a natural and inexpensive way to produce broccoli that has even more health benefits and won’t spoil so quickly on your refrigerator shelf.

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The New Must-Have Addition To Your Anti-Cancer Regimen

Posted February 19, 2014

Many people would be amazed to know the extent to which a host of natural nutrients that have been scientifically validated to prevent, treat and halt the metastatic spread of some of the most invasive cancers. But one nutrient just gave the scientific community a surprise.

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Why Curcumin is Officially the “King of All Spices”

Posted January 22, 2014

To the many traditional cultures around the world that have long utilized the spice in cooking and medicine, curcumin’s amazing anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-cancer benefits are no secret. But modern, Western cultures are only just now beginning to learn of the incredible healing powers of curcumin, which in more recent days have earned it the appropriate title of “king of all spices.” And as more scientific evidence continues to emerge, curcumin is quickly becoming recognized as a fountain of youth “superspice” with near-miraculous potential in modern medicine.

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Anti-osteoclastogenic activity of matairesinol via suppression of p38/ERK-NFATc1 signaling axis

Posted January 21, 2014

Matairesinol is a plant lignan present in a wide variety of foodstuffs such as seeds, vegetables and fruits. It has various biological functions including anti-angiogenic, anti-cancer and anti-fungal activities, but its anti-osteoporotic activity, if any, is unknown.

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‘Unprecedented in its potential impact’: Could new anti-cancer study re-ignite the kava market?

Posted January 12, 2014

A patent-pending blend of compounds from kava with none of the potentially adverse liver effects may see the much-maligned herb re-emerge in the dietary supplement space, say researchers from the University of Minnesota.

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Study: Active Component From Wine-Processed Fructus Corni Inhibits Hippocampal Neuron Apoptosis

Posted November 30, 2013

Studies have shown that Fructus corni has a protective effect on hepatocytes, and has anticancer, antioxidative, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. 5-hydroxymethylfurfural, a compound extracted from wine-processed Fructus corni, has a protective effect on hippocampal neurons damaged by H2O2. Prof.

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Research suggests chlorella may have apoptotic anticancer effects

Posted October 22, 2013

First let’s be clear with the term apoptotic: It refers to apoptosis, the programmed activity of a cell’s self destruction or suicide that is common with normal cells to make way for new replacement cells.

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Turmeric is a powerful anti-cancer agent and your liver’s best friend: Research

Posted September 10, 2013

A simple, yet highly effective way to thwart cancer and protect your liver against disease can be found in a common spice that has been used in Indian cooking for thousands of years. Turmeric, and more specifically, curcumin, its primary active ingredient, continues to shine as an awe-inspiring, anti-cancer “superfood” spice with a vast array of tangible health benefits, including its ability to induce cancer cell death and prevent cirrhosis.

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Vitamin B6 may play anti-cancer role

Posted June 27, 2013

A new study suggests vitamin B6 may play a role in preventing cancer (watch video). A study in the latest edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association found adults with higher levels of vitamin B6 in their blood were half as likely to develop lung cancer as those with low B6 levels.

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New natural anti-cancer mechanism uncovered

Posted June 12, 2013

A mechanism that can block most cancer types in cells has been identified by researchers at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), according to a new study in the journal Molecular Cell. The cancer-blocking mechanism – coined “oncogene-induced senescence” – is commonly experienced when developing skin cancers turn into slow-growing moles instead.

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