One super antioxidant can halt breast cancer formation.
That’s according to veteran scientist, Eleanor Rogan.
Rogan says it can “prevent the first step that occurs when estrogen starts the process that leads to cancer.”
According to the American Cancer Society, one in eight women in the US will develop breast cancer. That’s why it’s critical for you to take preventative measures to lower your risk.
And Rogan’s all-natural discovery offers new hope to women everywhere.
Rogan received her Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University. She’s published over 100 peer-reviewed articles. And she’s a professor at the Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She’s also Chairwoman of the Department of Environmental, Agricultural, and Occupational Health.
Her study was published in Cancer Prevention Research.
Blocking Breast Cancer From the Beginning
Breast cancer develops in stages. Hormones, health factors, and genetic makeup can all play a role.
Scientists discovered that increased estrogen fuels breast cancer. It reacts with DNA molecules. The DNA is altered – and an adduct is formed. That’s the start of a cancerous cell.
Rogan found that one all-natural compound keeps the process from starting. This powerful antioxidant is resveratrol, which is found in red wine. It works by making estrogen inactive.
But there’s more good news…
You don’t need much resveratrol to reap the benefits.
Rogan’s study showed that resveratrol was effective in both high and low concentrations. Researchers experimented with up to 100 µmol/L. They found that as little as 10 µmol/L could suppress the formation of DNA adducts.
It’s very easy to get cancer-fighting levels of this antioxidant. A glass of red wine has 9-28 µmol/L of resveratrol.
Resveratrol Activates Breast Cancer-Blocking Enzyme
The Journal of Cellular Physiology published another study on this super compound.
It comes from Ginette Serrero, Ph.D. She’s a leader in the field of cancer biology research and development…. A professor at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy… And a senior scientist at the W. Alton Jones Cell Science Center in Lake Placid. She’s published over 80 peer-reviewed papers.
Serrero’s study found that resveratrol “exhibits antiestrogenic activity.” It also “inhibits the growth of human breast cancer cells.”
Rogan says resveratrol works byactivating an enzyme called quinone reductase 2 (QR2). This is a detoxifying enzyme that was first discovered in 1961. It’s now being studied for development as a chemopreventative agent.
QR2 de-reduces the estrogen metabolite. Since metabolites are involved in cell growth and development, this decreases the risk of breast cancer formation by making estrogen inactive.
Adding This Cancer-Fighting Compound to Your Diet
You can get resveratrol by drinking red wine. The super compound is also present in peanuts, mulberries, and blueberries.
The recommended dose varies. Rogan’s study showed that small amounts of resveratrol can be effective. But some doctors say you can take up to 1,000 mg per day.
Take, for instance, a University of Buffalo study recently published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Researchers found that 40 mg of resveratrol a day is effective. That’s considered a small dose. Studies continue to examine the risks and benefits of large doses (400 mg and up).
It’s nearly impossible to get even 40 mg of resveratrol from food sources. But you can get it in supplement form. The super compound comes in capsules and extracts. It also comes combined with other supplements. You can find these online or at most health food stores.
I also want to remind you to check out the upcoming issue of our in-depth health advisory Natural Health Dossier. This month, members will learn about an age-related issue that’s traditionally linked only to women… And why it’s become a growing issue for men as well.
This issue reveals a controversial but safe solution. One that could mean the difference between suffering through your life with severe diseases like heart disease and breast cancer, sexual dysfunction, weight gain, depression, and constant fatigue… And enjoying your later years with lower risk of serious illness, robust energy, and overall good health.
To your best health,
Managing Editor, NHD “Health Watch”