Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Food pigments stop cancer in its tracts

NATURAL pigments that give certain fruit and vegetables a rich red, purple or blue colour act as powerful anti-cancer agents, according to a study by American scientists.

The compounds, found in foods such as eggplants, red cabbage, elderberries and bilberries, restricted the growth of cancer cells and in some cases killed them off entirely, leaving healthy cells unharmed.......

Sydney Morning Herald

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