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Las plantas proporcionan muchos nutrientes benéficos (fitoquímicos) que pueden proteger contra el cáncer. Los isotiocianatos (que se hallan en el brócoli, la coliflor y la col de Bruselas) pueden suprimir el crecimiento de tumores y la producción de hormonas. Los flavoniodes (manzanas, uvas, vino tinto, etc.), la soya y el licopeno (que se hallan en el tomate) también han demostrado proteger contra el cáncer.

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  • Last Reviewed on 05/05/2011
  • Alison Evert, MS, RD, CDE, Nutritionist, University of Washington Medical Center Diabetes Care Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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