Scientists may have found a sweet functional food that processes a potential for the prevention and treatment of cancer, some studies suggested.
Cancers are the group of chronic diseases, caused by cell growth disorderly and uncontrollably in some specific tissue and organs.
Most primary cancers start in the cells on the surface of the inner lining of a tissue caused the alternation of DNA.
At the later stage, after penetrating deep in the tissue of the infected organs, most primary cancer can travel a distance away from the original site to damage other healthy tissue and organs.
As they grow large enough, they can also suppress the nearby tissue and nerve cells, causing severe pain and localized symptoms.
Researchers do not know the exact causes of colon cancer. Neither they know why some people with the same health conditions, diet pattern and ethnicity and family history, some are susceptible to the early onset of the diseases, while many others do not.
Most common risk factors, epidemiologically are associated with the types of cancer. The National Cancer Institute suggested that aging, tobacco, long-term sun and radiation exposure, chemicals and other substances, some viruses and bacteria, certain hormones, family history of cancer, alcohol, poor diet, lack of physical activity, or being overweight are the common causes of cancer.
The liquid is considered one of healthy sweet food for replacing the use of white sugar and artificial sweetener by many people.
With an aim to find a natural ingredient without side effects for the treatment of colon cancer, researchers at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, launch an investigation to examine the anti-tumor and anti-inflammation properties of crude ginger extract and Gelam honey against many types of cancer, including colorectal cancer.
* Ginger (IC50 of 3mg/mL) is more potent than the Gelam honey (IC50 of 75 mg/mL) in inhibiting the growth of HCT 116 cells.
* Combined treatment (35 mg/mL) of the two compounds (3mg/mL ginger+75 mg/mL Gelam honey) synergistically lowered the IC50 of Gelam honey to 22 mg/mL without reducing the inhibitory effect against colon cancer cell line.
* Gelam honey markedly enhanced 5-FU inhibiting effects on the growth of HCT 116 cells.
Subsequent analysis on the induction of cellular apoptosis also suggested the individual treatment of ginger and Gelam honey produced higher apoptosis compared to 5-FU alone.
These results once against suggested that Gelam honey and ginger extract used alone or combination could potentially enhance the chemotherapeutic effect of 5-FU against colorectal cancer.
However, further data collection large example size and multi-centers studies performed with human consumption of the whole food or its bioactive compounds during the course of the disease will be necessary to complete the picture of honey anti-cancer possibilities.
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(1) Combined ginger extract & Gelam honey modulate Ras/ERK and PI3K/AKT pathway genes in colon cancer HT29 cells by Tahir AA1, Sani NF2, Murad NA3, Makpol S4, Ngah WZ5, Yusof YA. (PubMed)
(2) Gelam honey and ginger potentiate the anticancer effect of 5-FU against HCT 116 colorectal cancer cells by Hakim L1, Alias E, Makpol S, Ngah WZ, Morad NA, Yusof YA. (PubMed)
(3) Combined ginger extract & Gelam honey modulate Ras/ERK and PI3K/AKT pathway genes in colon cancer HT29 cells by Tahir AA1, Sani NF2, Murad NA3, Makpol S4, Ngah WZ5, Yusof YA. (PubMed)
(4) Age and Cancer Risk by A Potentially Modifiable Relationship
Mary C. White, ScD, Dawn M. Holman, MPH, Jennifer E. Boehm, MPH, Lucy A. Peipins, PhD, Melissa Grossman, MPH, and S. Jane Henley, MSPH. (PMC)