DNA-damaging toxins found in common plant-based foods

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In a laboratory study pairing food chemistry and cancer biology, scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center tested the potentially harmful effect of foods and flavorings on the DNA of cells. They found that liquid smoke flavoring, black and green teas and coffee activated the highest levels of a well-known, cancer-linked gene called p53.

Read the full press release here: Cancer biologists find DNA-damaging toxins in common plant-based foods

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