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The Organic Center is holding its 12th Annual VIP Dinner on Thursday, March 5th, 2015 in Anaheim, CA. With over 500 attendees expected, you won’t want to miss the largest organic business networking event at Expo West. At this celebratory fundraising dinner, you’ll hear thought-provoking keynote speakers discuss the intersection of food, farming, science and politics. A celebrity-chef-designed menu will feature delicious appetizers, delectable main courses, and mouthwatering desserts made with the finest organic ingredients. The evening will start with a cocktail reception and end with a rhythm & blues soul band — so you can count on plenty of time to connect with friends, colleagues, and the industry’s leading innovators.

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Apples may help to prevent colon cancer

Sep 12, 2013
Photo Credit:  Nick Perla

Photo Credit: Nick Perla

Eating apples may help prevent colon cancer.  According to a recent study published in the International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, oligosaccharaides (complex carbohydrates) in apples decrease the number of tumors, size of tumors, and tumor growth rates in animals, and the more apple extract the animals were fed, the greater the reduction in cancer. The findings also showed that apple oligosaccharide actually helped in stopping the formation of new cancer cells.  That’s good news for apple lovers out there, because by eating apples you could also be preventing future cancer.  One thing to keep in mind is that ..

Because of this study, the researchers were able to conclude that apple oligosaccharide has a lot of potential as a chemoprevention agent or as an anti-tumor agent. Experts recommend that consumers choose organic apples. Apples that are grown non-organically usually contain residues of various chemicals from pesticides.

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