Recent studies have shown that crucifers provide greater cancer protection than a diet high in a general mixture of fruits and vegetables. A diet rich in crucifers, such as Brussels sprouts and broccoli, is inversely associated with the risk of many common cancers. The high concentration of Glucosinolates (GLs) and their hydrolysis products (GLsHP) occurring in crucifers provide this protection through some mechanism. The present article describes the anticarcinogenic bioactivities of novel green bullets (Glucosinolates and their hydrolyzed products) and the mechanism of cancer protection.
- Cruciferous Vegetable
- Chemopreventive Effect
- Brussels Sprout
- Allyl Isothiocyanate
- Brassica Vegetable
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Bansal, P., Khoobchandani, M., Kumar, V., Srivastava, M. (2012). Cruciferous Vegetables: Novel Cancer Killer and Guardians of Our Health. In: Khemani, L., Srivastava, M., Srivastava, S. (eds) Chemistry of Phytopotentials: Health, Energy and Environmental Perspectives. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-23394-4_1
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