Chemopreventive and Therapeutic Effects of Edible Berries: A Focus on Colon Cancer Prevention and Treatment.

@article{Afrin2016ChemopreventiveAT,
  title={Chemopreventive and Therapeutic Effects of Edible Berries: A Focus on Colon Cancer Prevention and Treatment.},
  author={Sadia Afrin and Francesca Giampieri and Massimiliano Gasparrini and Tamara Yuliett Forbes-Hern{\'a}ndez and Alfonso Varela-L{\'o}pez and Jos{\'e} Luis Quiles and Bruno Mezzetti and Maurizio Battino},
  journal={Molecules},
  year={2016},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={169}
}
Colon cancer is one of the most prevalent diseases across the world. Numerous epidemiological studies indicate that diets rich in fruit, such as berries, provide significant health benefits against several types of cancer, including colon cancer. The anticancer activities of berries are attributed to their high content of phytochemicals and to their relevant antioxidant properties. In vitro and in vivo studies have demonstrated that berries and their bioactive components exert therapeutic and… CONTINUE READING

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