A recent study reported a X6 increase in prostate cancer among intensively training cyclists compared other cyclists. Prof Thomas, a Consultant Oncologist and Exercise Scientist explains in Cycling Weekly why the data should not make men stop cycling provided some simple precautions are considered. To […]
If certain foods have anti-cancer effects, then it is not unreasonable to hypothesise that concentrating them into a pill may be a good way to supplement individuals with poor diets or further enhance the benefits in those whose diets are already adequate. People living with […]
The precise biochemical mechanisms through which phytochemicals exert their anti-cancer effects are still being explored, as their actions are wide-ranging and complex but significant advances have been made of late in the understanding the mode of action. Antioxidant properties The most quoted cancer prevention mechanism […]
Evidence for a benefit before cancer Although not all, many studies have linked a higher intake of phytochemical-rich foods, such as vegetables, fruit, legumes, nuts, herbs and spices, with a lower incidence of cancer as highlighted in the latest comprehensive review from the World Cancer […]
Phytochemicals are natural compounds found in plants that are responsible for the colour, taste and aroma of foods.