Anticancer Properties Of Fruits And Vegetables: A Scientific Review by Ajaikumar B Kunnumakkara, PDF eBook

April 14, 2018

 Anticancer Properties Of Fruits And Vegetables: A Scientific Review by Ajaikumar B Kunnumakkara, PDF eBook

An estimated 12.6 million people are diagnosed with cancer every year and 7.6 million people die of the disease annually. Numerous lines of evidence suggest that lifestyle and nutrition play an important role in cancer development. As for nutrition, diets that are rich in fruits and vegetables have been shown to lower the risk of cancer incidence. In addition, several phytochemicals that are present in fruits and vegetables have been scientifically established to have properties that can prevent and treat this malevolent disease. The primary aim of the book is to educate the public about the benefits of fruits and vegetables as they relate to cancer and their potential to contribute to the possibility of a cancer-free life. The active ingredients and modes of actions of fruits and vegetables are also discussed, along with their chemo-preventive aspects. This clearly written, comprehensive guide explains the properties of these natural foods and substances on a cancer-by-cancer basis. Thus, this book not only informs the general public about the anticancer properties of fruits and vegetables but also provides a valuable reference for scientists and other professionals working in this area.

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An estimated 12.6 million people are diagnosed with cancer every year and 7.6 million people die of the disease annually. Numerous lines of evidence suggest that lifestyle and nutrition play an important role in cancer development. As for nutrition, diets that are rich in fruits and vegetables have been shown to lower the risk of cancer incidence. In addition, several phytochemicals that are present in fruits and vegetables have been scientifically established to have cancer preventive and therapeutic properties. The primary aim of the book is to educate the public about the benefits of fruits and vegetables as they relate to cancer and the potential of these natural foods to contribute to the possibility of a cancer-free life. The active ingredients and modes of actions of fruits and vegetables will also be discussed, along with their chemo-preventive aspects. This clearly written, comprehensive guide will examine the properties of these natural foods and substances on a cancer-by-cancer basis. Thus, it will not only inform the general public but also provide a valuable reference for scientists and other professionals working in this area.

–This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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  • Title: Anticancer Properties Of Fruits And Vegetables: A Scientific Review
  • Autor: Ajaikumar B Kunnumakkara
  • Publisher (Publication Date): Wspc (December 9, 2014)
  • Language: English
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