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The Power Of Carob

The Power Of Carob

Here are some impressive ways that carob, in both powder and oil form, can be health conducive.

Cancers In The News: Can Chemicals Found In Vegetables Prevent Colon Cancer?

Cancers In The News: Can Chemicals Found In Vegetables Prevent Colon Cancer?

Reviewed By Ray Spotts

Chemicals produced by vegetables such as kale, cabbage and broccoli could help to maintain a healthy gut and prevent colon cancer, says a new study from the Francis Crick Institute. The research, published inImmunity, shows that mice fed on a diet rich in indole-3-carbinol referred to as I3C, produced when we digest vegetables from the Brassica genus, were protected from gut inflammation and colon cancer. This study offers the first concrete evidence of how I3C in the diet can prevent colon inflammation and cancer by activating a protein called the aryl hydrocarbon receptor referred to as AhR.

Better Understanding Proteins And The Immune System

Better Understanding Proteins And The Immune System

Reviewed By Ray Spotts

At the University of Birmingham, there is breakthrough research being done regarding the impact that specific proteins have on the immune system and even the ability to fight cancer. Amino acids can be found in proteins. Anywhere from hundreds to thousands of these acids form long chains. These specific proteins often do work within the cells as they relate to the regulation of the body's internal organs and tissue.

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