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Broccoli yogurt has shown to have killed 75% of bowel cancer tumors in mice

Broccoli yogurt may seem like a strange idea, but it could be beneficial for your colon. New research suggested that the combination of yogurt and broccoli could be used to treat or even prevent colon cancer. The study was conducted by a team of researchers at the National University of Singapore.  In the study, a harmless bacteria called Escherichia coli Nissle, which is found in the gut, was engineered by professors and researchers Matthew Chang and Chun-Loong Ho. Then, they used genetic methods to develop the bacteria into a probiotic that attaches itself to the surface of the colon cancer cells and secretes an enzyme to convert a substance found in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables into a powerful anti-cancer agent. Broccoli, a known superfood, possesses a cancer-fighting chemical called sulforane. On the other hand, yogurt has probiotics, which help maintain a natural balance of organisms in the gut.  Read more...

 

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