By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Taiwan red quinoa could be a good dietary food for fighting early colon cancer as a
research conducted by a Taiwanese medical research team shows that early stages of chemically induced colon cancer were suppressed in mice fed red quinoa diets for 10 weeks.
In the research, the team from Taipei Medical University’s School of Nutrition and Health Sciences found that early-stage cancer progression in mice with chemically induced colon cancer was effectively suppressed after they were fed Taiwan red quinoa for 10 weeks. That means Taiwan red quinoa as a dietary food could play a role in prevention of colon cancer, the research says.
The research results show that the diet of Taiwan red quinoa indeed has the effects of regulating oxidizing reaction, apoptosis and cell proliferation. [FULL STORY]