Pathologist Philadelphia PA

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.

Ruth Birbe
(215) 707-4353
3401 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA
Specialty
Pathology

Data Provided by:
Bo Feng, MD, PHD
(215) 707-3923
3401 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA
Specialties
Pathology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

Data Provided by:
Sally E Rosen
(215) 707-4353
3401 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA
Specialty
Pathology

Data Provided by:
Harvey Franklin Sasken, MD
3401 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA
Specialties
Pathology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1971

Data Provided by:
Bruce Ian Goldman, MD
3401 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA
Specialties
Anatomic And Clinical Pathology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1980

Data Provided by:
Tingliang Shen, MD
3333 N Broad St
Phila, PA
Specialties
Anatomic And Clinical Pathology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Shanghai Second Med Univ, Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Graduation Year: 1982

Data Provided by:
Merlin Delano Marquardt, MD
3401 N Broad St
Phila, PA
Specialties
Anatomic Pathology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1971

Data Provided by:
Geralyn M Meny, MD
(215) 451-4052
700 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA
Specialties
Pathology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1990

Data Provided by:
Steven A Mechanic
(215) 707-4353
3401 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA
Specialty
Pathology

Data Provided by:
Nahum J Duker
(215) 707-4353
3401 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA
Specialty
Pathology

Data Provided by:
Data Provided by:

Better Berries to Fight Cancer

Provided by: 

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

Copyright 1999-2009 Natural Solutions: Vibrant Health, Balanced Living/Alternative Medicine/InnoVisi...

Local Events

2014 Annual Meeting Of The American Association For The Surgery Of Trauma And Clinical Congress Of Acute Care Surgery
Dates: 9/10/2014 – 9/13/2014
Location:
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Philadelphia
View Details