Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Healthlines: January 24, 2007

"When I put my sponge/scrubber into the microwave, it caught fire, smoked up the house, ruined my microwave, and pissed me off…"
Microwave experiments cause sponge disasters (CNN)

Why? The article does not say, but 30g of fiber compared to 20g per day will cut breast cancer risk in half…
Fibre 'lowers breast cancer risk' (BBC)

A diet of both tomatoes and broccoli fought tumors better than a lycopene supplement (that's the stuff in tomatoes that's supposed to slow tumor growth), HOWEVER, castration worked best…
Tomatoes and broccoli slow prostate tumors in rats (Reuters)

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I started pound360 to channel my obsession with vitamins, running and the five senses. Eventually, I got bored focusing on all that stuff, so I came back from a one month hiatus in May of 2007 (one year after launching Pound360) and broadened my mumblings here to include all science.