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March 28, 2005

Strawberries destroy cancer cells

Topics: 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.

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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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