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NCI Drug Dictionary


navy bean powder 
The powder form of the cooked navy bean with potential antioxidant and chemopreventive activities. Navy beans are rich in fiber, minerals, vitamins, and phytochemicals such as flavonoids and phytosterols. They appear to prevent carcinogenesis by inducing tumor cell apoptosis. Intake of navy bean powder may have a beneficial effect on intestinal microflora. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)