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CLA inhibits breast and colon cancers

By | August 13th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), found naturally in meat and dairy products, offers several health benefits, including improving fat metabolism and insulin sensitivity and protection against heart disease and cancer. At the National Institute of Environmental Medicine in Stockholm, Sweden, researchers found that high full-fat dairy food and CLA intake reduces the risk colorectal cancer. Using [...]

Women and Cancer: Calcium may offer protection

By | August 3rd, 2015|HNU Archive|

A University of Minnesota Cancer Center study found that women consuming more than 800 mg of calcium each day reduced their risk of colorectal cancer by as much as 26 to 46%. A 26% reduction in risk of colorectal cancer occurred regardless of whether the calcium intake was from diet or supplement. Among women who [...]

Calcium lowers colon cancer risk

By | July 24th, 2015|HNU Archive|

A University of Minnesota Cancer Center study found that women consuming more than 800 mg of calcium each day reduced their risk of colorectal cancer by as much as 26% to 46%. A 26% reduction in risk of colorectal cancer occurred regardless of whether the calcium intake was from diet or supplement. Among women who [...]

Selenium cuts two common cancers

By | July 24th, 2015|HNU Archive|

A new study says that higher intake of selenium may reduce colorectal cancer risk. In the past, selenium has been associated with cancer protection, particularly prostate, lung and colon cancers. To gain better insight into selenium’s anti-cancer role, researchers from the University of Arizona analyzed data from three completed clinical trials, each with several hundred [...]

Calcium: Study suggests lower risk of colon cancer

By | June 23rd, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Taking calcium supplements is associated with a decreased risk of advanced colon polyps, according to a new study. Although high calcium intake has been shown to inhibit colon cancer in animal experiments, these effects have not been seen consistently in human studies. To explore in greater detail the chemopreventive effects of calcium supplementation, Kristin Wallace, [...]