Thursday, May 31, 2012

Artichokes - One of the Best Alkalizing Foods in the Prevention and Treatment of Cancer

 Amazing Health Benefits of Artichokes;

1 ) Cancer Prevention - Treatment and Cure:
Studies done with artichoke leaf extract have found that they induce apoptosis (cell death) and reduce cell proliferation in many different forms of cancer, including Prostate cancer, Leukemia, and Breast cancer. A diet rich in the flavanoids present in artichokes reduces the risk of breast cancer.  Why?  Because it buffers the cause of cancer - ACID!

2 ) High in Antioxidants of Anti-ACIDS:
Artichokes have more antioxidants or antacids than any other vegetable and they ranked seventh in a study of the antioxidant levels of 1,000 different foods. Some of the powerful antioxidants or antacids in artichokes are quercertin, rutin, anthocyanins, cynarin, luteolin, and silymarin.

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