Can carrots help fight breast cancer?

The Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia are claiming that a nutrient in carrots may help reduce your breast cancer risk in early stages of the disease. However, it is ineffective once a certain stage of cancer development has been passed.

Retinoic acid, a form of Vitamin A, also rejuvenates the skin and is often used in anti-aging face creams.

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The research centres on the role of a gene called RAR-beta, which the experts believe reacts with retinoic acid when the two come into contact with each other, resulting in retinoic acid’s anti-cancer capabilities being activated. This research could hopefully lead to promising treatments for the early stages of cancer.
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Retinoic acid is also found in sweet potatoes, green leafy veg, papayas, apricots, and mangoes.
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