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Apigenin and Luteolin, flavonoids that kill human pancreatic cancer

Aug. 15, 2013 — Celery, artichokes, and herbs, especially Mexican oregano, all contain apigenin and luteolin, flavonoids that kill human pancreatic cancer cells in the lab by inhibiting an important enzyme, according to two new University of Illinois studies. Link Advertisements

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Healthy Behaviors in Midlife Significantly Increase Odds of Successful Aging

ScienceDaily (Oct. 22, 2012) — Engaging in a combination of healthy behaviours, such as not smoking, moderate alcohol consumption, exercise, and eating fruits and vegetables daily makes it significantly more likely people will stay healthy as they age, according to a … Continue reading

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Fruits and Vegetables Reduce Risks of Specific Types of Colorectal Cancers, Study Finds

ScienceDaily (Sep. 26, 2011) — The effects of fruit and vegetable consumption on colorectal cancer (CRC) appear to differ by site of origin, according to a new study published in the October issue of theJournal of the American Dietetic Association. Researchers … Continue reading

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More Evidence That Spicing Up Broccoli Boosts Its Cancer-Fighting Power

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/09/110913091559.htm ScienceDaily (Sep. 13, 2011) — Teaming fresh broccoli with a spicy food that contains the enzyme myrosinase significantly enhances each food’s individual cancer-fighting power and ensures that absorption takes place in the upper part of the digestive system where … Continue reading

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