Sunday, February 1, 2009
Chips Can Beat Cancer | Health Tips to Prevent Cancer
Chips are rich in vitamin C, which boffins consider could fight the deadly disease. It has long been chips as shunned as a junk food, but now, a new study has claimed that the humble chip can actually battle cancer.
people may keep cancer at bay by eating a portion of chips.
Nutritionist Fiona Hunter said: "Chips give vitamin C, which is an important nutrient believed to help protect against certain types of cancer. People who eat food rich in vitamin C are much less likely to suffer from cancer of the oesophagus, cancer of the stomach and breast cancer.
Hunter further added "There's no such thing as a bad food. Chips can be part of a healthy, balanced diet".
Scientists have suggested that a 175g portion of chips contains three times more vitamin C than an apple and nine times more than a slice of pizza.