Diet and Cancer: Yet Another Connection
Incidence of obesity has reached an all-time high in the United States and continues to rise. In addition to the well known dangers of obesity—hypertension, heart disease, high cholesterol—obesity changes the body on the … Read More
On June 27 2016, The New Yorker magazine published an article that discusses research we are doing with a collaborator in Mexico on the tropical Moringa tree:
Meet the Moringa Tree, An Overqualified, Underachieving Superfood
Moringa oleifera, the most … Read More
A paper on which we collaborated was just published today in the journal Cancer Prevention Research.
Doses of broccoli sprout extract were provided to healthy volunteers in order to assess the bioavailability of sulforaphane from those broccoli sprouts to … Read More
Graduate student Eleanore Alexander, and the Chemoprotection Center’s Dr. Fahey recently were invited to prepare a commentary on current fruit breeding practices. In it, they suggest that “To reverse the trend of decreasing vitamin and phytochemical content, consumers must … Read More
April showers bring May flowers. And June brings summer interns, eager for laboratory experience. We welcome Dana Pham-Hua from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (USA), and Elodie Viellet from Polytech Nice Sophia in France.
Dana has just arrived, … Read More
The Center’s Dr. Fahey was recently quoted in an article in Modern Farmer that attempts to dethrone wheatgrass as a miracle-food or super-food. Says he: “I am unaware of any credible scientific evidence that consuming wheatgrass or wheatgrass juice is … Read More
Although they did not get all the facts right, in an article you can read here, the Baltimore Sun spoke about work conducted at in the early days of the Cullman Chemoprotection Center that has now led to a … Read More