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Why we need starchy foods to protect from colon cancer

Posted February 20, 2013

Starchy foods aren’t all bad, despite fears that carbohydrates lead to weight gain and other diseases. Researchers as University of Colorado say resistant starches are especially important to help fight colorectal cancer that happens in surprisingly simple, yet effective ways at a cellular level.

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Antimicrobial and antioxidant properties of methanol extract, fractions and compounds from the stem bark of Entada abyssinica Stend ex A. Satabie

Posted April 30, 2012

The aim of this study was to evaluate the antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of the methanol extract, fractions and isolated compounds from Entada abyssinica stem bark, plant used traditionally against gastrointestinal infections.

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