Celery is one vegetable that has many benefit, the latest is able to prevent breast cancer. Celery has a distinctive scent. In addition, a fresh crisp taste, and good to eat raw mixture suitable for soups, or sauteed as a salad ingredient. Another benefit of celery is a medicinal plant.
Research from University of Missouri found that apigenin substance that is in the celery and parsley, can affect the hormone estrogen in women to prevent breast cancer. This substance will affect progestin, which is a hormonal contraceptive. Apigenin substances can slow the progression of breast cancer cells.
This research has also been published in the journal Hormones and Cancer. Experiment in this research using mice that have breast cancer cells. Some mice are given a kind of apigenin, for progestin called medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA). This substance is used for hormone replacement therapy. They found that tumor growth decreased, and its size is smaller compared with mice not given apigenin or MPA.
The researchers have also published a study last year in the journal Cancer Prevention Research. They mention a very influential agent apigenin in progestin, is associated with the findings of the tumor in the breast is deflated after being given apigenin. To prevent this, select large celery stalks with parsley every day. Celery juice can be made, or used as a salad mix or stir the dish to be eaten every day in order to avoid breast cancer.