Corpus ID: 26388229

Anticancer Properties of Psidium guajava - a Mini-Review.

  title={Anticancer Properties of Psidium guajava - a Mini-Review.},
  author={Mariana Goncalves Correa and J. Couto and A. Teodoro},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  volume={17 9},
  • Mariana Goncalves Correa, J. Couto, A. Teodoro
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP
  • Cancer is a complex disease caused by a progressive accumulation of multiple genetic mutations. Consumption of fruits is associated with lower risk of several cancers, which is mainly associated to their phytochemical content. The use of functional foods and chemopreventive compounds seems to contribute in this process, acting by mechanisms of antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-angiogenic and hormonal. The Psidium Guajava has high potential functional related to pigments who are involved in… CONTINUE READING
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