As big pharma is becoming more expensive, medicine is turning back to nature to find therapeutic treatments of illnesses and ailments as well as disease. Modification of citrus fruit pectin has shown in research to inhibit the growth of proteins that are linked with heart disease , kidney disease, and cancer. currently, there is no pharmaceutical that can mimic this action with the effectiveness of citrus pectin. The additive also aids with inflammation and the breakdown of cancer cells in tumors.
- A protein known as Galectin-3 has been shown to trigger heart disease, kidney disease and cancer.
- Thus far, there have been no pharmaceutical breakthroughs with the ability to fight Galectin-3.
- However, modified citrus pectin may be able to help the body arm itself against Galectin-3 induced disease.
“Citrus fruits contain numerous natural compounds that can help prevent or treat many diseases.”