Eating three peaches a day could help people beat breast cancer, according to a new study.
U.S. research found that treatments with peach extract inhibited the spread of breast cancer when tested on mice.
'Cancer cells were implanted under the skin of mice with an aggressive type of breast cancer cell, the MDA-MB-435, and what we saw was an inhibition of a marker gene in the lungs after a few weeks, indicating an inhibition of metastasis when the mice were consuming the peach extract,' Dr Luis Cisneros-Zevallos, a food scientist at Texas-based AgriLife Research, said in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry.
'Furthermore, after determining the dose necessary to see the effects in mice, it was calculated that for humans it would be equivalent to consuming two to three peaches per day.'
Source - Daily Mail