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November 18, 2016 | 1 minute read

Animal Study Identifies How Black Raspberries May Lower Oral Cancers

AICR research shows that eating plenty of fruit is one of the ways to lower risk of oral cancers, such as mouth, pharynx and larynx. Now a study highlighted at our conference this week hones in on how one type of fruit – black raspberries – may reduce oral cancers, at least in rodents.

The study, not yet published, found that black raspberries slowed the development of oral cancers in rats and identified cancer-related genes that were affected.

Here’s more about the study.

blackraspberriesThis is early research but it builds on previous work of berries and lower cancer risk. Berries in general contain several groups of phytochemicals well studied for their role in cancer prevention. Anthocyanins are one such group – they’re what gives berries their purple/red color.

Berries also are loaded with vitamin C, the mineral manganese, and fiber.

Other ways to lower oral cancer risk: eat lots of non-starchy vegetables. Limiting alcohol and not using tobacco are the two key ways to lower risk of these cancers. Here’s more about lowering oral cancer risk.

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