Large European study supports previous findings that suggests red
and processed meat consumption increases the risk of colorectal
cancer, fuelling immediate reaction from meat industry that claims
the study fails to "prove cause...
Women who eat cauliflower regularly could provide the body with
powerful tools to help fight breast cancer, as a new Italian study
reveals the chemopreventive compounds of this popular vegetable,
reports Lindsey Partos.
High intakes of lactose and dairy products, particularly milk, may
increase the risk of developing ovarian cancer, report Swedish
researchers, while previous studies suggest that low-fat milk and
dairy products could actually protect...
Research by DSM Nutritional Products provides further evidence of
the mechanism behind lycopene's protective role against prostate
cancer, giving extra support for its use in functional foods and
Powerhouse antioxidants contained in three or more pieces of fruit
and vegetables a day could severely reduce the risk of developing
cancer of the lymphatic system with broccoli and cabbage showing
particularly strong benefits.
Soy appears to deliver tangible health benefits for the heart,
brain and kidney health but more research is needed in many areas,
heard a large audience attending this year's Soy and Health
After confirming that a combination of vitamin E and lycopene has a
positive effect on the growth of prostate tumours in mice,
scientists in the Netherlands have initiated a trial in men
suffering from the disease.
Plant foods as well as the spice turmeric may have a protective
effect against the childhood cancer leukaemia, the incidence of
which has increased dramatically in Britain during the twentieth
century, researchers will report today.
The broccoli compound sulphurophane disrupts the growth of breast
cancer cells in later stages, a US team has found. They say their
study reveals for the first time a possible explanation for the
compound's well-known anti-cancer...
The broccoli compound sulphoraphane and apigenin, a flavonoid found
in fruits like apples and cherries as well as tea, appear to work
together against cancer cells, according a new research to be
published next month.
Fuelling ongoing controversy over the benefits, or downfalls, of a
low -carbohydrate diet a new study carried out on nearly 2000
Mexican women finds hefty rations of carb's could impact the risk
of developing breast cancer but...
Initiatives by food makers to push food products that can tap into
the growing health concerns from consumers have found support from
a new study that backs ongoing research to suggest a healthier diet
and lifestyle can potentially...
People who eat fish regularly several times a week are
significantly less likely to get cancers of the lymph and
hematopoietic system, which include leukaemia, non-Hodgkin's
lymphoma, and myeloma, suggests a recent study.
Scientists have discovered a possible mechanism for the anti-cancer
activity of resveratrol, the compound found in red wine and thought
to be responsible for the drink's widely reported health benefits,
writes Wai Lang Chu.
A substance found in soybeans may reduce the risk of colon cancer,
the third most common form of cancer in the world. Soy
glucosylceramide has been found to be effective in reducing the
formation and growth of tumour cells in the...
In what could be seen as a blow to the fast-growing market for soy
products, a new study from the US suggests that processing soy for
use in supplements and food products could seriously reduce its
A soy ingredient used extensively in supplements could hold the
power to inhibit the growth of tumor cells, says Chinese biotech
firm American Oriental Bioengineering, announcing new findings for
soybean protein peptides.
A naturally occurring compound in broccoli, already shown to fight
cancer in cells, may also be able to reduce risk of high blood
pressure, cardiovascular disease and stroke, according to a new
Lycopene, the tomato-derived antioxidant thought to fight prostate
cancer, may also help to inhibit benign tumours of the uterus,
which cause painful symptoms for millions of women, say
researchers, reports Dominique Patton.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reviewing a new petition
for a health claim that suggests the consumption of soy
protein-based foods may reduce the risk of certain types of cancer
including breast, prostate and colon cancer....
Lycopene, the carotenoid found in tomatoes, may reduce the risk of
prostate cancer by inhibiting the male hormone's effect on the
prostate, report researchers from DSM this week, writes
New data from the US suggests that carcinogens such as heterocyclic
amines (HCAs) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), formed
when meat is cooked may be responsible for the risk of rectal
cancer and not the consumption of...