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Saffron takes on cancer

The yellow spice inhibits liver cancer growth in rats

5:40pm, August 30, 2011

Best known as a food seasoning and dye, saffron can also stifle liver cancer in rats, tests show. In a report in the September Hepatology, researchers find that the spice suppresses a slew of known cancer-related compounds and boosts several beneficial ones.

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