Opponents Breast Cancer with Melon
Breast cancer is a scourge for women. Being a disease ‘killer’ second after cervical cancer or cervical. Although not yet revealed the primary cause, a number of studies reveal preventative measures through the consumption of healthy foods.
Harvard Medical School study of one of them. Some scientists have found that regular consumption of melons effectively lower the risk of developing breast cancer. The key lies in the carotenoid content in it.
With the carotenoid content reached three times the amount contained naturally in the human body, greenish fresh fruit is believed to be able to stop the formation of a network of breast cancer cells.
The study involved 7,000 women from various regions: UK, USA, Europe, Sweden, and China. “The analysis showed that women with high carotenoid levels in the body have a lower risk of breast cancer,” said the researcher, as reported mirror.co.uk.
Besides melons, micronutrient miraculous also contained in a number of fruits and vegetables such as broccoli, spinach, carrots, and sweet potatoes.
“A diet high in fruits and vegetables rich in carotenoids offers many health benefits, including reduced risk of breast cancer possibility,” said the researchers who published their study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.