Jelly and jam could help prevent the spread of cancer, according to new research.
They both contain a gelling ingredient that is believed to block a key cancer progression pathway in the body.
Pectin, a natural fibre product found in fruits and vegetables, is widely used in food processing.
New research carried out at the Institute of Food Research, has shown that under the right conditions it releases a molecular fragment with anti-cancer properties.
Source: ITN News