“According to one study, a phytonutrient called falcarinol in carrots reduced the size of precancerous colon lesions in which test subjects?”
“However, the heat also softens the cell walls, allowing water-soluble compounds such as sugar and vitamin C to be lost via the surface of the tissue, leading to the leaching out of other compounds such as falcarinol.”
“BBC News reports that a new study shows that cooking carrots whole means that they have a much higher level of falcarinol, a compound which earlier studies have linked to reduced levels of cancer:”
“The latest findings show that when carrots are heated, the heat kills the cells, so they lose the ability to hold on to the water inside them, increasing the concentration of falcarinol as the carrots lose water.”
“Aliphatic C17-polyacetylenes of the falcarinol type as potential health promoting compounds in food plants of the Apiaceae family.”
“Carrots are cooked lightly and kept whole, releasing falcarinol, a natural compound which has been shown to reduce cancer in rats.”
“For an added perk, consuming carrots uncooked saves the falcarinol within the veggie that has been proven to decrease cancer cell progress.”
“Carrots contain falcarinol, a natural pesticide which is considered to have anti-cancer properties.”
“However, the new study conducted by Newcastle demonstrates that carrots chopped-up after being cooked contain 25\% more falcarinol than carrots that were chopped and then cooked.”
“They found that carrots boiled before they were cut contained 25 per cent more falcarinol than those that were chopped up first.”
‘falcarinol’ hasn't been added to any lists yet.
Looking for tweets for falcarinol.