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Say Cheese: This Natural Preservative Actually Fights Cancer

Nisin is made by bacteria on your favorite Parmesan—and a new study says it might be a new tool for killing tumors.

Nisin, a natural preservative that grows on dairy products, has been found to destroy neck and head tumor cells in rats and to kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria, including the deadly MRSA.

U. of Michigan researchers hope it can one day be used to treat myriad cancers and infections.

The caveat: Right now you’d need to eat a whole wheel of cheddar or drop 25 nisin tablets to get the benefit. Fortunately, this magazine shows you how to burn fat.

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