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Science now indicates that freeze'dried berries, specifically black raspberries, inhibit cancer development by restoring hundreds of cancer-altered genes to their normal state. Read on to find more information.

Robinna Gail Lorenz, MD
(205) 934-0676
845 19th St South BBRB 730,
Birmingham, AL
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Anatomic And Clinical Pathology
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Female
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1990

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Birmingham, AL
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Cytopathology
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Medical School: Univ Of Hong Kong, Fac Of Med, Hong Kong
Graduation Year: 1987

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1922 7th Ave S
Birmingham, AL
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Anatomic Pathology, Medical Oncology
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Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1974
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Hospital: University Of Alabama Hosp, Birmingham, Al; Veterans Affairs Med Ctr -Bir, Birmingham, Al
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2000 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL
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Pathology
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Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
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1600 7th Ave S
Birmingham, AL
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1922 7th Ave S
Birmingham, AL
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Pathology
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Male
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Medical School: Kakatiya Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Warrangal, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1971

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William Everett Grizzle, MD
Birmingham, AL
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Anatomic And Clinical Pathology
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Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1978

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(205) 930-3345
1515 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL
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Anatomic And Clinical Pathology
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1966
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Hospital: Cooper Green Hosp, Birmingham, Al; Carraway Methodist Med Ctr, Birmingham, Al
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(205) 934-4303
619 S 19th St WP220
Birmingham, AL
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Pathology
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Medical School: Yonsei Univ, Coll Of Med, Sudai-Moon-Ku, Seoul, So Korea
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(205) 934-4303
619 S19th St,
Birmingham, AL
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Graduation Year: 1969

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Better Berries to Fight Cancer

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By Lindsay Wilson

The next time you toss a handful of berries into your morning smoothie, reach for freeze-dried instead of fresh or frozen. Science now indicates that freeze-dried berries, specifically black raspberries, inhibit cancer development by restoring hundreds of cancer-altered genes to their normal state.

“There are certain genes that play a role in the development of cancer, and while most cancer treatments only target one gene at a time, the berries have a ‘genome-wide’ effect, meaning they target many cancer-causing genes at once,” says lead researcher Gary D. Stoner, professor of pathology, human nutrition, and medicine at Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Berries are about 90 percent water and freeze-drying them removes the water while leaving the structure intact. This concentrates the cancer-preventive compounds—vitamins, minerals, phenols, and phytosterols—about 10 times, explains Stoner. He adds that fresh and frozen berries are probably protective as well, but we’d have to eat a lot more of them to get the same benefits. Also, keep in mind that some nutrients are lost when fruit is heated or cooked, so it’s best to eat your berries (freeze-dried or fresh) just as they are.

We like: Just Tomatoes, Etc.’s variety of organic dried berries, including Organic Just Raspberries ($5.50, 1.5 oz tub; justtomatoes.com ), or Wilderness Family Naturals freeze-dried organic raspberries in either whole or powdered form. ($22.45 to $18.50, 8 oz whole or powdered; wildernessfamilynaturals.com ). —LW

Author: Lindsay Wilson

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