Tagged: flavonoids

colorectal cancer

Phytonutrients Help Prevent Colorectal Cancer

A review of research that included nearly 400,000 people from China’s National Center of Colorectal Surgery has determined that certain phytonutrients, specifically flavonoids and flavanols, have the ability to significantly reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. After an extensive review of the evidence,...

strokes and lemons

Citrus Helps Prevent Strokes

Researchers from the Norwich Medical School of the UK’s University of East Anglia have found that the consumption of citrus is associated with a reduction of strokes among women. The researchers studied 69,622 women for 14 years. There were 1,803 strokes among the...