Medicalanswers reported this information, reports URA-Inform.
Scientists from the University of Michigan in the USA have named the only berry that saves you from «quiet» bowel cancer. Its fruits reduce inflammatory processes, provide protection to the digestive organs and mammary glands.
We are talking about cherries, which contain flavonoids, these antioxidants prevent the destructive effects of free radicals. The latter cause inflammation and other negative processes, the researchers note.
Anthocyanins are a type of flavonoid, they reduce the risk of developing «silent» bowel cancer, which is difficult to diagnose at an early stage. Experts conducted an experiment on laboratory mice to determine the ability of anthocyanins to inhibit the growth of malignant tumor cells.
The experiments showed that trace element compounds present in cherries reduced the risk of developing colon cancer. Cherry extract has an inhibitory effect on breast cancer cells in women, and their spread stops.
Recall that it was previously reported that British doctors named the two best products for lowering cholesterol.