Anti-Cancer Sulfur Compounds in Onion


Onion

Onion

Onions are chock full of anti-cancer sulfur compounds which are highly beneficial for cancer chemo-prevention. Advanced studies have shown that onion may be inhibit liver, colon, prostate, lung cancer etc. with high antioxidant properties which also reduce not only oxidative stress, free radicals but also xenobiotics. Green onion is highly beneficial for women to prevent ovarian cancer where white onions are not effective for prevention of cancer. This communication suggested the briefly possible mechanism of action of various onions and also illustrate the techniques to cut an onion to maximize anti-cancer compounds and minimize eye irritation.
Read More: Study
Source: Department of Pharmacy, BGC Trust University Chittagong, Bangladesh
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s