A joint research project of the British scientists from the University of Warwick and the University of Tromsø employees in Norway has reported that some foods stimulate the body to include the active process of autophagy, by which is protected by a number of diseases, including cancer. In particular, the experts noted, their use can help prevent colon cancer, irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Autophagy - it is an independent body from getting rid of damaged cells of elements that could form the basis for the development of tumors. The study authors found that autophagy is activated natural compounds found in foods such as pomegranates, red grapes, pears, mushrooms, lentils, soybeans and green peas. "Their use enables the body's resources to fight inflammation and relieves the symptoms of bowel disease" - is their opinion in Nature Communications. We note that recently scientists presence was confirmed in red bow special health properties. The red varieties of onions, as shown by many scientific studies, contains a high level of kvertetsina - flavonoids, which also triggers the body's purification process of old cells that have lost the capacity for further division. Thanks to this feature red onion than any other highly effective protection against the development of cancer in the body.