Phytochemicals which can prevent Cancer: recent investigations
Posted Feb 09 2010 9:07pm
Phytochemicals which can prevent cancer:
From veggie burgers to milk to protein bars, soy beans are known as a nutrient rich ingredient- there are studies showing soy bean can prevent prostate cancers.
Pomegranate phytochemical urolithin Bsuppresses estrogen production and that prevents the proliferation of breast cancer cells and the growth of estrogen-responsive tumors- Cancer Prevention Research, Jan 2010.
Phytochemicals(vitamins A, C, K, folate, carotenoids and lutein) from leafy veggies and green tea showed lower levels of genetic changes known to give rise to lung cancer in smokers- Cancer Research, Jan 2010.
Apples contain natural phytochemicals that have a protective effect against liver, breast and colon cancer-Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Apr 2008.
Mangos are known to be rich in vitamins C and A, as well as fiber. Polyphenolic compounds in mangos known as gallotannins, a class of natural bioactive compounds believed to help prevent or block the growth of cancer cells- Jan 2010. http://agnews.tamu.edu/showstory.php?id=1686