How to live longer: The cancer-killing fruit shown to 'promote longevity and healthspan'

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How to live longer: The cancer-killing fruit shown to 'promote longevity and healthspan'

These chemicals have been shown to limit the growth of non-cancerous skin tumours, as well as prevent them from turning malignant.The polyphenols i

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These chemicals have been shown to limit the growth of non-cancerous skin tumours, as well as prevent them from turning malignant.

The polyphenols in the fruit are also known to limit the growth of cancer cells, according to various studies.

What’s more, some research has shown that the polyphenols found in peaches have the ability to kill cancer cells while leaving healthy cells untouched.

Judith Wylie-Rosett, professor emerita in the department of epidemiology and population health at New York’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine, said: “They’re in season for a fairly short time, so enjoy them as a fruit choice when locally grown peaches are available.”

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