Sheffield Hallam University - Bake me a cure

February 25, 2010

Baked rhubarb could help fight cancer, according to research. Researchers at Sheffield Hallam University found that baking British garden rhubarb for 20 minutes dramatically increases its levels of anti-cancerous chemicals. It is the first time that the benefits of British rhubarb, specifically a variety grown in South Yorkshire, have been studied. Previous research has focused on Oriental medicinal rhubarb. The findings were published in the Food Chemistry journal.

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