Carrots in Cancer

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Offline sharifa

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Carrots in Cancer
« on: July 08, 2015, 12:36:07 PM »
Carrots in Cancer

    Antioxidants in carrots, including beta-carotene, may play a role in cancer prevention. Research has shown that smokers who eat carrots more than once a week have a lower risk of lung cancer, while a beta-carotene-rich diet may also protect against prostate cancer.

    The consumption of beta-carotene is also associated with a lower risk of colon cancer6 while carrot juice extract may kill leukemia cells and inhibit their progression.

    Carrots also contain falcarinol, a natural toxin that protects carrots against fungal disease. It's thought that this compound may stimulate cancer-fighting mechanisms in the body, as it's been shown to cut the risk of tumor development in rats.
Dr. Sharifa Sultana
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Department of Pharmacy,
Faculty of Allied Health Sciences,
Daffodil International University

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Re: Carrots in Cancer
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2015, 12:54:43 PM »
Thank you providing the Good information :)
Shadia Afrin Brishti
Lecturer, Department of Pharmacy