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Researchers hijack natural anti-cancer compounds in plants to boost pharmaceutical profits

Friday, January 30, 2004
by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger
Editor of NaturalNews.com (See all articles...)
Tags: anti-cancer foods, reversing cancer, junk science

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Junk science alert: A press release from Purdue that says its researchers have discovered a way to use plants as natural factories for producing pharmaceuticals that fight diseases cancer. Well I've got news for Purdue researchers: plants are already natural factories for anti-cancer compounds, and you don't need researchers, labs, or pharmaceutical companies to get the benefit. All you have to do is eat broccoli, or onions, or garlic, or green tea, or chlorella, or licorice root... you get the picture.

Nature has already provided everything you need to prevent, reverse and even cure diseases like cancer, diabetes and heart disease. What these Purdue researchers are excited about is actually just a way to hijack nature to extract chemicals that can be marked up 10,000% or more and sold to unwary consumers through pharmaceutical companies. (At least 25% of all pharmaceuticals are actually just chemical compounds hijacked from plants and then converted to highly-concentrated, highly-dangerous formulas.) And of course they're excited about it: it's like mining gold. But the gold is there to begin with. All you have to do to benefit from the natural anti-cancer compounds found in everyday foods is eat them. Of course, you have to know what they are first. That's why I strongly recommend reading Eat To Beat Cancer by Robert Hatherill. It's an easy read that tells you exactly what to eat to not just prevent, but actually reverse cancer.

The best foods? Raw broccoli, garlic, and powerful anti-cancer herbs like graviola and licorice root. Best superfood supplement for beating cancer: chlorella. Best alternative treatment? Breathing exercises that oxygenate the cells of your body. The list goes on...

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About the author:Mike Adams (aka the "Health Ranger") is a best selling author (#1 best selling science book on Amazon.com) and a globally recognized scientific researcher in clean foods. He serves as the founding editor of NaturalNews.com and the lab science director of an internationally accredited (ISO 17025) analytical laboratory known as CWC Labs. There, he was awarded a Certificate of Excellence for achieving extremely high accuracy in the analysis of toxic elements in unknown water samples using ICP-MS instrumentation. Adams is also highly proficient in running liquid chromatography, ion chromatography and mass spectrometry time-of-flight analytical instrumentation.

Adams is a person of color whose ancestors include Africans and Native American Indians. He's also of Native American heritage, which he credits as inspiring his "Health Ranger" passion for protecting life and nature against the destruction caused by chemicals, heavy metals and other forms of pollution.

Adams is the founder and publisher of the open source science journal Natural Science Journal, the author of numerous peer-reviewed science papers published by the journal, and the author of the world's first book that published ICP-MS heavy metals analysis results for foods, dietary supplements, pet food, spices and fast food. The book is entitled Food Forensics and is published by BenBella Books.

In his laboratory research, Adams has made numerous food safety breakthroughs such as revealing rice protein products imported from Asia to be contaminated with toxic heavy metals like lead, cadmium and tungsten. Adams was the first food science researcher to document high levels of tungsten in superfoods. He also discovered over 11 ppm lead in imported mangosteen powder, and led an industry-wide voluntary agreement to limit heavy metals in rice protein products.

In addition to his lab work, Adams is also the (non-paid) executive director of the non-profit Consumer Wellness Center (CWC), an organization that redirects 100% of its donations receipts to grant programs that teach children and women how to grow their own food or vastly improve their nutrition. Through the non-profit CWC, Adams also launched Nutrition Rescue, a program that donates essential vitamins to people in need. Click here to see some of the CWC success stories.

With a background in science and software technology, Adams is the original founder of the email newsletter technology company known as Arial Software. Using his technical experience combined with his love for natural health, Adams developed and deployed the content management system currently driving NaturalNews.com. He also engineered the high-level statistical algorithms that power SCIENCE.naturalnews.com, a massive research resource featuring over 10 million scientific studies.

Adams is well known for his incredibly popular consumer activism video blowing the lid on fake blueberries used throughout the food supply. He has also exposed "strange fibers" found in Chicken McNuggets, fake academic credentials of so-called health "gurus," dangerous "detox" products imported as battery acid and sold for oral consumption, fake acai berry scams, the California raw milk raids, the vaccine research fraud revealed by industry whistleblowers and many other topics.

Adams has also helped defend the rights of home gardeners and protect the medical freedom rights of parents. Adams is widely recognized to have made a remarkable global impact on issues like GMOs, vaccines, nutrition therapies, human consciousness.

In addition to his activism, Adams is an accomplished musician who has released over a dozen popular songs covering a variety of activism topics.

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