Bioactive Foods Handbook from C.H.I.P.S.

Bioactive Foods and Extracts
Cancer Treatment and Prevention
edited by Ronald Ross Watson

Vegetables, fruits, and herbs have been used as cancer preventatives for millennia. But the research community is currently experiencing a surge in information related to the effect of plant products in cancer treatment. Bioactive Foods and Extracts: Cancer Treatment and Prevention organizes these cutting-edge findings. It also addresses the wide availability of botanicals and their extracts.


  • Presents research-based evidence of the role of herbs and bioactive foods in prevention of cancer
  • Discusses bioactives and extracts in regards to renal, breast, lung, urologic, prostate, and gastrointestinal cancers
  • Includes information on flavinoids, carotinoids, isoflavones, antioxidants, phytochemicals, and herbal supplements
  • Covers important discoveries relating to early stages of new nutriceuticals in cancer prevention
  • Provides recommendations on dietary intakes of bioactive foods, botanical, and extracts


Herbal Medicines and Bioactive Foods and Cancer Treatment

  1. Glucosinolates in Brassica and Cancer
  2. MK615, an Extract of the Japanese Apricot (ume): A Promising Anticancer and Anti-Infl ammatory Compound
  3. Rhodiola and Related Plants: A Role in Cancer Prevention and Therapy
  4. Greco-Arab and Islamic Herbal Medicine and Cancer Treatment/Prevention
  5. Indian Vegetarian Diet and Cancer Prevention
  6. Isothiocyanate-Modifi ed Pathways in Cancer Prevention and Treatment
  7. Is Tulsi a Panacea for Cancer Prevention and/or Therapy? An Evidence-Based Revisit
  8. Culinary Spices in Cancer Chemoprevention

Bioactive Foods and Supplements in Cancer Prevention

  1. Bioactive Foods in Cancer Prevention
  2. Curcumin-Mediated Cellular Responses in Chemical Carcinogenesis: In Vivo Studies
  3. Prunes and Plums in Health Promotion
  4. Cancer Preventive Phytochemicals from Southeast Asian Countries: In Vivo Activities and Underlying Molecular Mechanisms
  5. Mushroom-Derived Substances for Cancer Prevention and Treatment
  6. Dietary Phytochemicals in Prevention and during Cancer Treatment
  7. Effect of Phytochemicals on Stress Management and Mental Health
  8. Fruits, Vegetables, and Their Extracts in Health of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract
  9. Significance of Processing for the Chemopreventive Potential of Tomato- Based Products
  10. Glycemic Index, Glycemic Load, and Cancer Risk

Cancers Specific, Targeted Therapies with Bioactive Foods and Their Products

  1. Bioactive Foods and Extracts in Prostate Cancer Prevention
  2. Control of Prostate Cancer Proliferation and Gene Expression Using Herbal Supplements
  3. Plant-Derived Antioxidants and Use in Prevention and Treatment of Prostate Cancer
  4. Cruciferous Vegetables and Their Components in the Prevention of Breast Cancer
  5. The Role of Flavonoids in Fruits and Vegetables Related to Breast Cancer Prevention
  6. Chemopreventive Properties of Ginseng Compounds on Colon Cancer
  7. Effects of Pentacyclic Triterpenes from Olives on Colon Cancer
  8. Fruit Phenolics in Colon Cancer Prevention and Treatment
  9. Diet, Epigenetics, and Colonic Fermentation and Their Role in Colorectal Cancer
  10. Alcohol Consumption and Risk of Colorectal Cancer
  11. Plants Antioxidants and Lung Cancer Risk
  12. Epidemiologic Review of Head and Neck Cancers, Oral Precancers, and Dietary Risk Factors in India

Nonbotanical Dietary Components

  1. Vitamin D and Cancer
  2. Dietary Selenium and Liver Cancer
  3. Cancer, Probiotics, and Clinical Practice
  4. Indian Herbal Medicine for Cancer Therapy and Prevention: Bench to Bedside
  5. Dietary Intake and the Development of Lung Cancer
  6. Herbs and Bioactive Compounds in Prevention and Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  7. New Zealand Christmas Tree: Historic Uses and Cancer Prevention
  8. Nutrition and Colorectal Cancer
  9. Feijoa (Pineapple Guava) Fruit: A Role in Health Promotion?
  10. Indian Bael (Aegle marmelos) for the Prevention/Treatment of Cancer: Weighing Cost versus Benefit


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Bioactive Foods and Extracts
Cancer Treatment and Prevention
edited by Ronald Ross Watson

2010 • 680 pages • $168.95 + shipping
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