Importance of the Nutrition with Antioxidants in the Treatment of Cancer and Others Damages

In the Table 2 we show some antioxidants report in the literature

Eva María Molina Trinidad; Marco Antonio Becerril Flores; José Luis Imbert Palafox; Laura Vargas Servín


Scholarcy highlights

  • Antioxidants are molecules that act disabling the reactions of oxidation in chain that they produce cellular hurt withdrawing radical free and disabling other reactions of oxidation.Production of free radicals is regulated by different metabolic routes, and they are considered as the first line of defense in the human body.Currently, consumption of foods rich in antioxidants such as functional foods as omega-3 and glutamine plays an important role in the nutrition of the population
  • The advantages of the consumption of antioxidants have been reported, but currently a research has discovered the disadvantages in their consumption; for example, Antioxidants vitamin A and N-acetyl-cysteine dosed to mice induced with lung cancer increase the size of the tumors, and these substances can eliminate the expression of the gene p53 activated when hurt exists in the DNA
  • Oxidative stress associated with certain diseases is part of epidemiological studies associated with a diet rich in antioxidants to reduce the effects caused by free radicals
  • Therapy with antioxidants of synthetic origin and of natural origin is important for the treatment of different diseases including those derived from liver diseases
  • The inflammatory processes present in various pathologies such as cancer, intestinal inflammation, neurodegenerative diseases, cardiovascular diseases, asthma, and rheumatoid arthritis can be treated with omega-3 fatty acids in terms of prevention and treatment and with treatment of other antioxidants as selenium, polyphenols, and vitamins E and C
  • In general for the treatment of cancer and other diseases that lead to the study of this disease, foods and supplements rich in antioxidants are a positive option that can be of preventive nature and can be used during the treatment of some anomaly derived from cancer and after the treatment with drugs and the application of radiations, since they favor the recovery of the patients

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