- Onions and garlic can benefit your health in various ways
- You can reduce the risk of colon cancer
- The presence of Allium helps in the prevention of cancer
Onions and garlic are a common and integral part of an Indian cuisine. Onion and garlic belong to the allium family. Consumption of allium vegetables reduces the risk of colorectal cancer, according to a recent study.
Colon cancer is also referred to as colon cancer, colon cancer or colon cancer. It is a cancer that affects the colon. It is the second most common cause of cancer death in women and the third in men.
The study was published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. The study concluded that adults who consumed a large amount of allium vegetables had a 79% risk of developing colorectal cancer compared to those who did not.
"It is worth noting that there is a trend in our research: the greater the amount of allium vegetables, the better the protection," said Zhi Li from the First Hospital of the Medical University of China.
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"In general, the present findings highlight the primary prevention of colorectal cancer through lifestyle intervention, which deserves further in-depth investigation," Li said in a statement.
The study compared 833 colorectal cancer patients and 833 healthy individuals, considering age, gender, and residential area.
The candidates received a questionnaire during a personal interview. The dietary information about the consumption of Allium was collected.
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You can regularly consume onions and garlic to reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. Onions and garlic also offer other health benefits. The general health benefits of consuming onions and garlic include:
- The antibacterial and antifungal properties can help you combat infections
- . You can also reduce the risk of other cancers, such as lung cancer, breast cancer or cancer in the esophagus. 19659004] Reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease
- It can improve digestion
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Written by: Varsha Vats
Source: Onlymyhealth Editorial Staff February 25, 2019