About The Buzz: Celery May Help Prevent Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease?
TheBUZZ Celery may help prevent cancer and cardiovascular disease?
WHAT THEY’RE SAYING
Scientists are now discovering that flavonoids, a group of phytochemicals found in celery, may also actually prevent or stop the growth of cancer, cardiovascular disease, and cognitive loss.
WHAT WE KNOW
HOW DO WE KNOW THIS?
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