Potato Power

Purple-fleshed potatoes are a rich source of anthocyanins – potent plant-based antioxidant compounds. An initial laboratory study in which researchers observed that baked purple-fleshed potato extract suppressed the spread of colon cancer stem cells while increasing their deaths. The researchers then tested the effect of whole baked purple potatoes on mice with colon cancer and found…

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Calcium Supplements and Colon Cancer Prevention

May 18, 2015 A recent study suggests that taking calcium supplements might decrease the risk for developing colon cancer.  In a recent study, researchers conducted a comprehensive literature search for studies evaluating the effects of calcium intake on colon cancer risk published up to December 2013. The researchers found that with every 300 milligram increase of…

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Calcium and Colon Cancer

October 29, 2014 A recent study suggests that taking calcium supplements might decrease the risk for developing colon cancer.  Researchers conducted a comprehensive literature search for studies evaluating the effects of calcium intake on colon cancer risk published up to December 2013.  The researchers found that with every 300 milligram increase of total daily calcium…

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