- Breast cancer is becoming more and more common these days
- Apples contain quercetin, epicatechin and anthocyanins
- Pepper is said to be a powerful Rasayana
US scientists have found a chemical in the pepper plant known as Piperlongumine is believed to have anti-cancer properties. Pepper or Pippali is an important medicinal plant in Ayurveda. It is said to be a powerful Rasayana. Substances that have the Rasayana property can work as immunomodulators that help in regeneration of cells and organs.
Apples contain quercetin, epicatechin and anthocyanins that have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that help lower the risk of breast cancer. The apple peels are believed to be more nutritious as the majority of Quercetin is found in it.
Blueberries have abundant antioxidant power, due to the presence of phytochemicals and flavonoids that include Urolithin, Anthocyanins and Ellagic acid. They are known to reduce free radical damage that leads to cancer.
Some of the majorly active elements in walnuts including Gamma-tocopherol, Elligtannins and Melatonin help reduce the risk of breast cancer.
With Inputs from IANS