anticarcinogenic

anticarcinogenic

[-kär′sinəjen′ik]
Etymology: Gk, anti, against, karkinos, crab, oma, tumor, genein, to produce
pertaining to a substance or device that neutralizes the effects of a cancer-causing substance.

an·ti·car·ci·no·genic

(an'tē-kahr'si-nō-jen'ik)
Tending to inhibit or prevent the activity of a carcinogen.

anticarcinogenic

(ant″i-kars″ĭn-ō-jen′ik) [ anti- + carcinogenic]
1. Tending to delay or prevent tumor formation.
2. A substance or action that prevents or delays tumor formation.
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Walnuts are also credited with offering a variety of antioxidants that may help to protect from certain chronic diseases of aging, including cardiovascular, neurological and anticarcinogenic ailments.
Derived from curcumin, ferulic acid is noted for exhibiting multiple biologic activities, including antiapoptotic, anticarcinogenic, antidiabetic, hepatoprotective, and cardioprotective, among others.
Bowman Birk Inhibitor (BBI) is a serine protease inhibitor isolated from soybeans and in vitro and in vivo studies demonstrated its anticarcinogenic activity in a number of animal model systems and human trials.
Another beneficial compound is lactoferrin, which has antibacterial, antiviral, anti-fungal and anticarcinogenic properties, and enhances bone growth and formation.
Animal studies have demonstrated antiinflammatory, anticonvulsant, anticarcinogenic, and antioxidant effects, as well as stimulation of digestion via digestive enzyme secretion and increased gastromotility.
The compound molecules found in coffee possess antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anticarcinogenic and other beneficial properties which may lower the risk of chronic liver disease and liver cancer, the researchers explained.
Although it's possible to attribute many of these health benefits to many of the chemical compounds that are found in nuts, it's not clear how the anticarcinogenic protective mechanisms function at a deeper cellular level.
4 CAPERS are a good source of quercetin, an antioxidant that has anti-bacterial, anticarcinogenic, analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties.
10] Ginger has numerous functions among which are the anticarcinogenic activities.
Scavenging the free radical and antioxidant properties of curcumin and turmeric are the basis for anticarcinogenic property.