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Pathologist Jasper AL

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.

Reuben Rhys Harris
(205) 387-4043
3400 Highway 78 E
Jasper, AL
Specialty
Pathology

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John J Lazarchick, MD
(850) 416-7780
7417 Stone Hedge Dr S
Mobile, AL
Specialties
Dermatology, Dermatopathology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1986

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Ana Paula Louro, MD
(205) 982-1886
2800 Seven Oaks Cir
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Pathology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Cheryl Ann Palmer, MD
(205) 934-2164
1960 6th Ave So PO 6A 175E,
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Pathology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1986

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Agasanakatte Palakshappa, MD
(256) 383-1160
PO Box 2679
Muscle Shoals, AL
Specialties
Anatomic And Clinical Pathology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mysore Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Mysore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1967

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James Richard Rutledge, MD
(205) 221-7650
PO Box 2131
Jasper, AL
Specialties
Clinical Pathology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1964

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David H Zhang
(334) 793-5000
4370 W Main St
Dothan, AL
Specialty
Pathology

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Monita K Soni
(256) 301-3282
1874 Beltline Rd Sw
Decatur, AL
Specialty
Pathology

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Robert Barry Adams, MD
(334) 263-5745
2055 Normandie Dr Ste 208
Montgomery, AL
Specialties
Clinical Pathology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1956

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Elizabeth Cristine Mroczek-Musulman, MD
(205) 939-9634
1600 7th Ave S
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Pathology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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