TITLE

Wheat bran protects against cancer

PUB. DATE
July 1992
SOURCE
Environmental Nutrition;Jul92, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on new research from the American Health Foundation, in Valhalla, New York, which gives wheat bran a resounding edge in fighting colon cancer. Study compared effects of different fibers on 78 women; Measurements confirmed animal findings;How wheat bran protects against colon cancer; Corn bran enhances tumor growth; Oat bran has no effect.
ACCESSION #
9210260090

 

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