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Published on December 17th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe


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

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My name is Becky Striepe (rhymes with “sleepy”), and I am a crafts and food writer from Atlanta, Georgia with a passion for making our planet a healthier, happier, and more compassionate place to live. My mission is to make vegan food and crafts accessible to everyone!. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .

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