Onions and Garlic Protect You From Cancer
November 28, 2006
A new study has analyzed the odds of a person developing cancer based on the frequency of their ingestion of garlic and onions.
The study was made in order to further clarify Chinese studies showing that these vegetables are powerful means of fighting disease.
The researchers used data from a network of Italian and Swiss case-controlled studies. Comparing patients to controls, they found that those with the highest intake of onions and garlic had the most protection from an assortment of cancers including:
- Esophageal cancer
- Colon cancer
- Breast cancer
- Ovarian cancer
- Prostate cancer