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BLACK RASPBERRIES PREVENT CANCER
Nutrition especially fruits like black raspberries can impact health including cancer. Yes, black raspberries may prevent cancer.
Mechansim of black raspberries
Black raspberries are a rich natural source of chemopreventive phytochemicals and have been documented to prevent cancer of oral cavity, esophagus and colon in experimental animals.
The potential anti-cancer components of raspberries include the following:
- Vitamins A, C, E and folic acid
- Selenium, beta and alfa carotene, lutein
Ethanol-extract of berries prevents ultra-violet induced skin cancer in mice.
In addition, black raspberries may lower blood cholesterol by up to 15 percent so may help reduce heart disease as well.
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