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Apple Skin: Peeling Back Cancer

Powdered into a cereal, a potential financial win for General Mills?

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Peeling Back the Smear of the Apple Peel

While some have alleged that chemicals sprayed on apples at the farm make the surface of the popular fruit dangerous, another study seems to indicate that chemicals within can upregulate tumor-suppressing gene maspin. There is also some thought that the peels can deter breast and prostate cancer cell growth in fetuses.