March 28, 2005
Strawberries destroy cancer cellsTopics: Medicine
Strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and many other fruits all have significant amounts of phytonutrients that can induce apoptosis.
Researchers specializing in the health benefits of plant compounds have shown that quercetin, a phytonutrient found in abundance in strawberries and other fruits, can induce programmed self-destruction of human cancer cells.
Posted by Hyscience at March 28, 2005 10:01 AM
Quercetin also in hawthorn berries, used as cardiotonic in Chinese medicine
Posted by: jeff at March 28, 2005 11:30 AM
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