31 Jul '16, 2pm

NEW STUDY: Maple syrup inhibits the growth & invasion of human colorectal #cancer cells.

NEW STUDY: Maple syrup inhibits the growth & invasion of human colorectal #cancer cells.

A provocative study published recently in the journal Oncology Reports reveals that a commonly used sweetener, maple syrup, inhibits the growth and invasion of human colorectal cancer cells. This finding may strike some readers as surprising considering just how much research now exists implicating processed sugars like fructose in a wide range of chronic diseases. For instance, take a look at the toxicological data on fructose's role in over 80 adverse health effects on our Fructose research page . This study is all the more interesting considering a recent experiment demonstrated, for what looks like the first time, that sugar is capable of not just feeding cancer but inducing it, i.e. it possesses oncogenic properties . Obviously, the glaring disparity observed here is due to the fact that not all “sugar” is alike. The difference, for instance, between glucose, fructose...

Full article: https://www.organicconsumers.org/news/maple-syrup-cancer-...

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