Published in Cancer Weekly, February 2nd, 2010
Microbiologists from the National Food Institute at the University of Denmark fed rats on a diet that was rich in whole apples, apple juice, puree or pomace, or put them on a control diet. They then analysed the microbial content of the rats' digestive systems to see if eating apples had any impact on the numbers of presumed 'friendly' bacteria in the gut. "Certain bacteria are believed to be beneficial for digestive health and may influence the risk for cancer. We faced a well-known...
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