Cancer prevention by phytochemicals.

  title={Cancer prevention by phytochemicals.},
  author={Hoyoku Nishino and Michiaki Murakoshi and Xiao Yang Mou and Saeri Wada and Mitsuharu Masuda and Yasuhito Ohsaka and Yoshiko Satomi and Kenji Jinno},
  volume={69 Suppl 1},
Information has been accumulated indicating that diets rich in vegetables and fruits can reduce the risk of a number of chronic diseases, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and age-related macular degeneration. Phytochemicals (various factors in plant foods), such as carotenoids, antioxidative vitamins, phenolic compounds, terpenoids, steroids, indoles and fibers, have been considered responsible for the risk reduction. Among them, a mixture of natural carotenoids has been… CONTINUE READING