Food Factors for Cancer Prevention

Food Factors for Cancer Prevention

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Chemoprevention is currently regarded as one of the most promising avenues for the control of cancer, with human epidemiological and animal studies indicating that the risk of cancer may be modified by changes in diet. Over 100 papers are collected in this volume, the proceedings of the International Conference on Food Factors: Chemistry and Cancer Prevention, held in Hamamatsu, Japan, in December 1995. Special emphasis is placed on chemical, biological, and molecular properties of phytochemicals in teas, fruit, vegetables, herbs, and spices, and on their potential for cancer prevention. Also discussed are the cancer-preventive effects of vitamins, lipids, carotenoids, flavonoids, and other components of diet. The findings presented here will be invaluable to all who are interested in diet and cancer prevention, and especially to biochemists, pharmacologists, food scientists, and nutritionists.An increase in 8OH-Gua and its repair activity in the livers of ethanol-fed rats was observed only after feeding the autoclaved diet, not with the normal diet. It was found that various vitamins, such as vitamins C, B, B12, and retinol, wereanbsp;...

Title:Food Factors for Cancer Prevention
Author: Hajime Ohigashi, Toshihiko Osawa, Junji Terao, Shaw Watanabe, Toshikazu Yoshikawa
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-11-27

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