American Cancer Society:
In a published report states that ellagic acid may
slow the growth of some cell abnormalities. While this is promising, at this time, there is no reliable evidence available from human clinical studies showing that ellagic acid in any form can prevent or treat cancer. Further research is needed to determine what benefits it may have.
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in Phytonutrients for Antioxidant, Antimicrobial and Anticarcinogenic
An antioxidant ingredient delivering ellagic acid,
red raspberries may aid preventing avoidable damage to cell-membranes
and different morphology in the human-body by negate free
radicals formation. Raspberry's flavonoid yield is also well
The crucial substances are quercetin, kaempferol, and
the cyanidin-based particle known as cyanidin-3-glucosylrutinoside
and cyanidin-3-rutinoside. The flavonoid molecules are classified
as anthocyanins, belonging to the group of compounds giving red-raspberries
their intense red pigment.
Raspberries anthocyanins give
these delicious red-berries particular antioxidant properties,
together with some antimicrobial power,
including the capacity to counter overdevelopment of some bacteria
and fungi in the body (i.e. the yeast Candida albicans,
which often is a factor in vaginal infections and
could be a conferring cause in irritable bowel syndrome).
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