Ajaikumar B Kunnumakkara's Anticancer properties of fruits and vegetables : a PDF

By Ajaikumar B Kunnumakkara

ISBN-10: 9814508888

ISBN-13: 9789814508889

An predicted 12.6 million everyone is clinically determined with melanoma each year and 7.6 million humans die of the affliction every year. a number of traces of facts recommend that way of life and food play a tremendous position in melanoma improvement. As for nutrients, diets which are wealthy in vegetables and fruit were proven to decrease the chance of melanoma occurrence. furthermore, a number of phytochemicals which are found in vegatables and fruits were scientifically verified to have melanoma preventive and healing houses.

the first objective of the e-book is to teach the general public in regards to the merits of fruit and veggies as they relate to melanoma and the opportunity of those typical meals to give a contribution to the potential for a cancer-free lifestyles. The lively materials and modes of activities of vegetables and fruit may also be mentioned, in addition to their chemo-preventive elements.

This sincerely written, entire consultant will research the homes of those common meals and components on a cancer-by-cancer foundation. therefore, it is going to not just tell most of the people but in addition offer a priceless reference for scientists and different pros operating during this area.

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The water extracts of lettuce are known to inhibit the growth of human leukemia and breast cancer cell proliferation. Okra Family: Malvaceae Botanical name: Abelmoschus esculentus Okra, commonly known as lady’s finger, is cultivated in tropical, subtropical, and temperate regions around the world. Okra originated in Africa and spread to several tropical countries including Brazil and Nigeria. Okra’s chemical constituents include polysaccharides, lectin, flavonoids, and phenols. This vegetable has strong antioxidant properties and is used to treat numerous maladies like cancer, constipation, hypoglycemia, hemagglutination, inflammation, microbial infections, and urine retention.

Pomegranate seed oil comprises several conjugated fatty acids, such as punicic acid, having anticancer effects. Its extract down-regulates homologous recombination and hence sensitizes breast cancer cells to drug therapy. It may emerge as a potential treatment for cancer, especially for colon and prostate cancers. Quince Family: Rosaceae Botanical name: Cydonia oblonga Native to Southwest Asia, Turkey, and Iran, quince is cultivated in many countries such as Turkey, China, Uzbekistan, Morocco, and Iran.

Grapefruit Family: Rutaceae Botanical name: Citrus paradisi The grapefruit, a citrus fruit, is known for its sour to semi-sweet flavor. It contains grapefruit mercaptan, a sulphur, which in turn contain sterpene, influencing its flavor. Grapefruit is an excellent source of vitamin C and pectin. It also contains polyamine, aspermidine compound, which is known to increase the lifespan of worms, fruit flies, yeast, and human immune cells. Studies have shown that grapefruit also contains compounds such as 4′-geranyloxyferulic acid, obacunone, and obacunoneglucoside.

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