garlic lowers lung-cancer risk

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , — Orna @ 1:33 pm

Garlic fights cancer, part … what number are we up to now?


This summer, I got a note from one of my writer friends. A new study on garlic and lung cancer was out, would I be willing to comment for her article? 


Hardneck garlics (Allium ophioscorodon) send up curling flower stalks in the spring. Known as garlic whistles, the flower stalks make a seasonal culinary treat.


vitamin B6 halves lung-cancer risk

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , — Orna @ 6:55 am

Looking for another excuse to eat your avocados and broccoli? A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association has found that good levels of vitamin B6 — found in those vegetables as well as whole grains, fish and meat — may cut lung-cancer risk by as much as half. In a study of nearly half a million Europeans, some of whom smoked, researchers looked at the B6 levels in people who did or did not get lung cancer after five years. While there were undoubtedly differences in diet, the B6 connection was profound and unequivocal, even for the smokers in the group. That doesn’t mean smoking is safe if you take a supplement, but it does offer a good reminder about the importance of eating right regardless of your other habits. (Via CNN.)

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