Buah berdaging putih ini, selain dikenal
rasanya yang enak, manfaatnya tidak bisa dianggap remeh. Manfaat sirsak salah satunya adalah
dapat membunuh sel kanker. Sirsak sendiri mengandung beberapa kandungan yang penting seperti
kalori, protein, lemak, hidrat arang, kalsium, fosfor, zat besi serta vitamin A, B, dan C. Dari
kandungan-kandungan tersebut, tentu kita bisa tahu betapa besar sekali manfaat buah sirsak ini.
Buah berdaging putih ini, selain dikenal rasanya yang enak, manfaatnya tidak bisa
dianggap remeh. Manfaat sirsak salah satunya adalah dapat membunuh sel kanker.
Sirsak sendiri mengandung beberapa kandungan yang penting seperti kalori, protein, lemak,
hidrat arang, kalsium, fosfor, zat besi serta vitamin A, B, dan C. Dari kandungan-kandungan
tersebut, tentu kita bisa tahu betapa besar sekali manfaat buah sirsak ini.
Sirsak Mengobati Kanker?
Ada beberapa publikasi yang mendukung bahwa sirsak dapat membantu mengobati
berbagai penyakit ganas, termasuk kanker. Berikut ini diantaranya.
tahun 1976, National Cancer Institute melakukan penelitian ilmiah pertama mengenai
manfaat dari buah sirsak. Hasilnya mereka menyimpulkan bahwa batang dan daun sirsak dapat
membantu menghancurkan sel-sel ganas, termasuk sel kanker.
University of South Korea melakukan studi tentang manfaat sirsak dan
dipublikasikan melalui Journal of Natural Product. Meraka menemukan bahwa senyawa kimia yang
terkandung dalam sirsak, efektif untuk memnghancurkan sel kanker usus besar serta 10.000 kali
bersifat seperti obat kemoterapi. Selain itu senyawa kimia ini diketahui selektif dalam memilih
sel target sehingga tidak membahayakan sel yang sehat.
3. 20 tes laboratorium
seperti dilansir oleh vine-uk.com menemukan bahwa kandungan sirsak efektif untuk
membunuh sel-sel kanker namun tidak merusak sel-sel sehat. Tercatat ada 12 jenis kanker,
termasuk kanker usus besar, paru-paru, prostat, payudara dan kanker pankreas, yang dapat dibunuh
selnya oleh kandungan dari buah sirsak. Selain itu buah berkulit hijau ini juga bermanfaat
meningkatkan sistem kekebalan tubuh serta mencegah infeksi.
4. dr Hardhi,
Ketua Umum Perhimpunan Dokter Herbal Medik Indonesia (PDHMI), menyatakan bahwa sirsak mengandung
senyawa polifenol, saponin dan bioflavonoid yang berfungsi sebagai antioksidan. Berbeda dengan
herbal lainnya, sirsak tidak membahayakan sel-sel yang sehat, melainkan hanya membunuh sel
abnormal yang merusak seperti sel kanker.
5. Suku Indian dari Amerika
menggunakan sirsak termasuk daun, batang, buah, dan bijinya untuk mengobat berbagai penyakit
seperti jantung, asma, gangguan hati, dan arthritis, selama 'berabad-abad'.
saco-indonesia.com, LSM Masyarakat Antikorupsi Indonesia (MAKI) telah mendasak Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi (KPK) untuk memeriks
saco-indonesia.com, LSM Masyarakat Antikorupsi Indonesia (MAKI) telah mendasak Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi (KPK) untuk memeriksa Menteri Agama (Menag) Suryadharma Ali terkait dalam kasus dugaan korupsi pengelolaan dana haji.
Koordinator MAKI, Boyamin Saiman telah mengatakan, Suryadharma Ali juga harus mempertanggungjawabkan adanya dugaan penyelewengan pengelolaan dana haji yang saat ini sedang diselidiki KPK.
"KPK juga harus memanggil Menteri Agama. Memanggil orang itu tidak harus bersalah. Tetapi, penanggungjawab tertinggi (pengelolaan dana haji) adalah Menteri. Menteri yang telah mengambil keputusan kepada siapa-siapa saja dana haji dikelola," kata Boyamin saat berbincang di Jakarta, Senin (10/2/2014).
Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi (KPK) juga sedang melakukan penyelidikan pengelolaan dana haji tahun anggaran 2012-2013.
Untuk dapat menggali bukti adanya penyimpangan dana haji, KPK juga telah memeriksa anggota DPR dari Fraksi Partai Keadilan Sejahtera (F-PKS), Jazuli Juwaini. KPK juga membuka kemungkinan Suryadharma Ali akan dimintai keterangan.
Menurut laporan Pusat Pelaporan Analisis dan Transaksi Keuangan (PPATK), telah ditemukan pengelolaan dana haji pada 2010 yang mencapai Rp40 triliun ditambah bunga Rp1 triliun.
Suryadharma Ali lanjut Boyamin, harus bertanggungjawab terkait adanya dugaan penyimpangan pengelolaan dana haji. Pasalnya, tidak mungkin Suryadharma Ali tidak mengetahui adanya kebocoran dalam pelaksanaan ibadah haji di Kementerian Agama (Kemenag).
"Dalam konteks dugaan penyimpangan setoran, menurut saya kuat sekali mengarah ke Suryadharma Ali," tegasnya.
Editor : Dian Sukmawati
Even as a high school student, Dave Goldberg was urging female classmates to speak up. As a young dot-com executive, he had one girlfriend after another, but fell hard for a driven friend named Sheryl Sandberg, pining after her for years. After they wed, Mr. Goldberg pushed her to negotiate hard for high compensation and arranged his schedule so that he could be home with their children when she was traveling for work.
Mr. Goldberg, who died unexpectedly on Friday, was a genial, 47-year-old Silicon Valley entrepreneur who built his latest company, SurveyMonkey, from a modest enterprise to one recently valued by investors at $2 billion. But he was also perhaps the signature male feminist of his era: the first major chief executive in memory to spur his wife to become as successful in business as he was, and an essential figure in “Lean In,” Ms. Sandberg’s blockbuster guide to female achievement.
Over the weekend, even strangers were shocked at his death, both because of his relatively young age and because they knew of him as the living, breathing, car-pooling center of a new philosophy of two-career marriage.
“They were very much the role models for what this next generation wants to grapple with,” said Debora L. Spar, the president of Barnard College. In a 2011 commencement speech there, Ms. Sandberg told the graduates that whom they married would be their most important career decision.
In the play “The Heidi Chronicles,” revived on Broadway this spring, a male character who is the founder of a media company says that “I don’t want to come home to an A-plus,” explaining that his ambitions require him to marry an unthreatening helpmeet. Mr. Goldberg grew up to hold the opposite view, starting with his upbringing in progressive Minneapolis circles where “there was woman power in every aspect of our lives,” Jeffrey Dachis, a childhood friend, said in an interview.
The Goldberg parents read “The Feminine Mystique” together — in fact, Mr. Goldberg’s father introduced it to his wife, according to Ms. Sandberg’s book. In 1976, Paula Goldberg helped found a nonprofit to aid children with disabilities. Her husband, Mel, a law professor who taught at night, made the family breakfast at home.
Later, when Dave Goldberg was in high school and his prom date, Jill Chessen, stayed silent in a politics class, he chastised her afterward. He said, “You need to speak up,” Ms. Chessen recalled in an interview. “They need to hear your voice.”
Years later, when Karin Gilford, an early employee at Launch Media, Mr. Goldberg’s digital music company, became a mother, he knew exactly what to do. He kept giving her challenging assignments, she recalled, but also let her work from home one day a week. After Yahoo acquired Launch, Mr. Goldberg became known for distributing roses to all the women in the office on Valentine’s Day.
Ms. Sandberg, who often describes herself as bossy-in-a-good-way, enchanted him when they became friendly in the mid-1990s. He “was smitten with her,” Ms. Chessen remembered. Ms. Sandberg was dating someone else, but Mr. Goldberg still hung around, even helping her and her then-boyfriend move, recalled Bob Roback, a friend and co-founder of Launch. When they finally married in 2004, friends remember thinking how similar the two were, and that the qualities that might have made Ms. Sandberg intimidating to some men drew Mr. Goldberg to her even more.
Over the next decade, Mr. Goldberg and Ms. Sandberg pioneered new ways of capturing information online, had a son and then a daughter, became immensely wealthy, and hashed out their who-does-what-in-this-marriage issues. Mr. Goldberg’s commute from the Bay Area to Los Angeles became a strain, so he relocated, later joking that he “lost the coin flip” of where they would live. He paid the bills, she planned the birthday parties, and both often left their offices at 5:30 so they could eat dinner with their children before resuming work afterward.
Friends in Silicon Valley say they were careful to conduct their careers separately, politely refusing when outsiders would ask one about the other’s work: Ms. Sandberg’s role building Facebook into an information and advertising powerhouse, and Mr. Goldberg at SurveyMonkey, which made polling faster and cheaper. But privately, their work was intertwined. He often began statements to his team with the phrase “Well, Sheryl said” sharing her business advice. He counseled her, too, starting with her salary negotiations with Mark Zuckerberg.
“I wanted Mark to really feel he stretched to get Sheryl, because she was worth it,” Mr. Goldberg explained in a 2013 “60 Minutes” interview, his Minnesota accent and his smile intact as he offered a rare peek of the intersection of marriage and money at the top of corporate life.
While his wife grew increasingly outspoken about women’s advancement, Mr. Goldberg quietly advised the men in the office on family and partnership matters, an associate said. Six out of 16 members of SurveyMonkey’s management team are female, an almost unheard-of ratio among Silicon Valley “unicorns,” or companies valued at over $1 billion.
When Mellody Hobson, a friend and finance executive, wrote a chapter of “Lean In” about women of color for the college edition of the book, Mr. Goldberg gave her feedback on the draft, a clue to his deep involvement. He joked with Ms. Hobson that she was too long-winded, like Ms. Sandberg, but aside from that, he said he loved the chapter, she said in an interview.
By then, Mr. Goldberg was a figure of fascination who inspired a “where can I get one of those?” reaction among many of the women who had read the best seller “Lean In.” Some lamented that Ms. Sandberg’s advice hinged too much on marrying a Dave Goldberg, who was humble enough to plan around his wife, attentive enough to worry about which shoes his young daughter would wear, and rich enough to help pay for the help that made the family’s balancing act manageable.
Now that he is gone, and Ms. Sandberg goes from being half of a celebrated partnership to perhaps the business world’s most prominent single mother, the pages of “Lean In” carry a new sting of loss.
“We are never at 50-50 at any given moment — perfect equality is hard to define or sustain — but we allow the pendulum to swing back and forth between us,” she wrote in 2013, adding that they were looking forward to raising teenagers together.
“Fortunately, I have Dave to figure it out with me,” she wrote.