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Bad food habits could lead to cancer

Enrich your diet with green tea, curcumin, pomegranate, and broccoli — rich in polyphenol — to keep cancers at bay, a nutritionist said, cautioning that unhealthy eating habits leads to cancer.

“The key could be in the food we eat and in its antioxidant properties, especially regarding polyphenols,” head of clinical nutrition of Mexico’s General Hospital Vanessa Fuchs told EFE on Friday. “It has been scientifically proven that foods rich with polyphenol content have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects, which lead to less neurodegeneration, slower ageing, anti-carcinogenesis, among other benefits,” she said.

As for broccoli, the specialist said that it is rich in isothiocyanate and sulforaphane, which inhibit the growth and promote the apoptosis of cancer cells.

 

Evgen Pharma PLC (LON:EVG) is a clinical stage drug development company focused on cancer and neurological disease. Their pipeline is based on their proprietary Sulforadex® technology, and includes a number of synthetic, stabilised analogues of the naturally occurring compound sulforaphane. 

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