The raspberry might be effective against cancer

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The raspberry might be effective against cancer

Recent studies claim benefits in the fight against cancer
The properties of the raspberry in the field of health were already known, including also its possible positive effect against cancer. But recent scientific studies seem to give more validity to these potentials.
A gel derived from raspberries could become a valid alternative for the treatment of different types of cancer, according to the data which throws an investigation undertaken at the University of Ohio, United States.

These studies were announced within the framework of the sixth annual Conference of research for prevention of Cancer, recently performed in Philadelphia, USA, and organized by the American Association for Cancer Research.

According to redial in the scientific meeting, the use of black raspberries it is vital for the development of a gel that it contain healing properties on the oral lesions, avoiding that these are transformed into cancerous tumors.

The study

As indicated by the specialists responsible for the research, we selected thirty patients, of whom twenty were precancerous Oral lesions and 10 others were healthy.

All underwent them treatment with gel produced on the basis of raspberries, apply it several times a day. After six weeks, a reduction in injuries could be verified in 35% of the volunteers. Also, none of the participants showed contrary or negative effects.

On the other hand, studies in rodents would be yielding the first evidence of the potential of black raspberries to prevent esophageal cancer. From the center of studies indicated that animals fed black raspberries showed a reduction of 60% in tumors of the esophagus. Now will come the turn of clinical trials, to determine if the same behavior can be recorded among humans.


Raspberry is a small dark fruit of the genus Rubus. Your greatest benefit lies in the vast amount of antioxidants that offers.

If this were not enough, is a food with a high concentration of fibres. It is also a great source of vitamin C and manganese, providing in addition vitamin K, magnesium, calcium and iron

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