Published on December 17th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe0
Pomegranate Juice May Help Prevent Cancer
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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