Contributed by: filbert Tuesday, June 13 2006 @ 09:20 AM CST
Italian researchers say eating pizza could protect against cancer.
Researchers claim eating pizza regularly reduced the risk of developing oesophageal cancer by 59%.
The risk of developing colon cancer also fell by 26% and mouth cancer by 34%, they claimed.
The secret could be lycopene, an antioxidant chemical in tomatoes, which is thought to offer some protection against cancer, and which gives the fruit its traditional red colour.