This one may fight cancer
An unusual fat in
dairy products and red meat can, depending on its structure, inhibit the
development of cancer or obesity in rats.
Ip, C. . . . and
D. Bauman. 1999. Conjugated linoleic acid–enriched butter fat alters
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This fat may fight cancer several ways. Science News 145(March
Cancer-fighting food additive. Science News 141(Feb. 15):104.
Cheese source of dietary anticancer agent. Science News 135(Feb.
Cancer inhibitor identified in burgers. Science News 133(Jan.
Hamburger beefs up cancer protection. Science News 126(Dec.
Dale E. Bauman
Department of Animal Science
262 Morrison Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Tilak R. Dhiman
Utah State University
Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences
4815 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-4815
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Department of Experimental Pathology
Buffalo, NY 14263
University of Wisconsin-Madison
UW Food Research Institute
1925 Willow Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1187
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1999, Science Service.