Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Chronic feelings of loneliness might be in your DNA > Health-in-Motion 01 June 2016 Watercress Smokers may have an unlikely new ally in fighting the cancer-threat their habit represents: watercress. Not in salads, but in the form of a concentrated extract. American researcher have discovered that if it is taken multiple times a day, the extract of this leafy green substantially reduces the activation of a carcinogen present in tobacco known as nicotine-derived nitrosamine ketone. Clinical trials suggest that cigarette smokers may benefit from the extract’s detoxifying effect, especially those who lack certain genes that are involved in the processing of carcinogens. 0 More in Newsletters A steady routine of physical activity is a crucial component of a healthy lifestyle More: Daily Dose: Chronic feelings of loneliness might be in your DNAHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Good outcomes for babies with cleft lip and palate Parenting 1st baby born with DNA from 3 parents News Health24 Health Challenge: Week 12 Medical Colonoscopy after 75 may not be worth it Diet and nutrition Eliminating sweetened drinks is the best way to cut kids' sugar intake Fitness Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness From our sponsors How to still have a good life with diabetes Eye-Q: R50 off! Lose weight Otrivin Menthol relieves sinus congestion Live healthier Love coffee? Your heart may too » What to eat for white teeth Bad foods for teeth-whitening Do any of these drinks cause your teeth to hurt? Savour your coffee – with a bright smile Here's how to stop coffee from staining your teeth while enjoying all its health benefits. Get your groove back! » Get your move on! Morning run? 5 exercises to start your summer fitness regime 6 easy ways to make your workout fun again Some inspiration to make sure your workout routine don't become tedious.