It may not be the most obvious of health foods, but pizza could be good for you, research suggests.
have found that oregano, a seasoning commonly used in pizza and other
Italian food, has the potential to become a powerful weapon against
inspired by it could have fewer side-effects than existing treatments,
which can cause problems from incontinence to impotence. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in British men, affecting 37,000 a year and killing more than 10,000.
Researchers from Long Island University, New York, studied carvacrol, a chemical in oregano. Added to
prostate cancer cells in the lab, it rapidly wiped them out. Left for four days, almost all the
cells were killed, the Experimental Biology conference in San Diego
heard. Tests showed it triggered the cells to kill themselves.
Source - Daily Mail