Maybe Mom Was Right About The Spinach

It's alluring to think that, one day, a chemical distilled from a source as mundane as sweet potatoes or brussels sprouts could provide the genesis of a cure for cancer. So appealing, in fact, that researchers around the world are studying hundreds of vitamins, minerals, and chemicals found in the plants we dine on. And evidence is mounting that certain foods can play an important role in fighting cancers.

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