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Published on December 17th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

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Pomegranate Juice May Help Prevent Cancer

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Researchers at the University of California Riverside found new evidence that pomegranate juice may help prevent cancer. According to Planetsave’s Michael Ricciardi:

The actively anti-metastatic compounds identified in pomegranate juice are: phenylpropanoids, hydrobenzoic acids, flavones and conjugated fatty acids. The latter compounds contribute to clogging of the arteries, but, by that same capacity, apparently, inhibit cancer cells from spreading.

You can read more about pomegranate’s cancer-fighting power on our sister site, Planetsave

Want to get more pomegranate into your diet? Try Rachel’s Pomegranate Molasses Vinaigrette

Image Credit: Creative Commons photo by mccheek

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Hi there! I'm Becky Striepe, a green crafter and vegan foodie living in Atlanta, Georgia with my husband and two cats. My mission is to make eco-friendly crafts and vegan food accessible to anyone who wants to give them a go. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .



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