isothiocyanates

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English term or phrase:isothiocyanates
Greek translation:ισοθειοκυανικά
Entered by: Assimina Vavoula

12:29 Nov 20, 2006
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English to Greek translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
English term or phrase: isothiocyanates
Cancer-protective substances in foods include the following:
• phytochemicals
• allyl sulfide: onions, garlic, chives, leeks
• carotenoids: yellow-orange vegetables and fruits; green, leafy vegetables; red fruits
• curcumins: turmeric
• flavonoids: in most fruit, vegetables, grains and nuts
• gingerols: ginger
• Indoles and isothiocyanates: broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, brussels sprouts
• Isoflavones: soybeans, tofu
• Lignans: soybeans, flax seed
• Liminoids: citrus
• Phenolic acids: berries, grapes, nuts, whole grains
• Phthalides and polyacetylenes: carrots, parsnips, parsley, coriander, cilantro
• Phytates: grains, legumes
• Saponins: beans, herbs
• Terpenes: cherries, citrus, herbs
Looking at the brief list above, the reader can understand how consuming vitamin and multivitamin pills fails to meet the needs of the body, as such products do not contain a host of important components and complexes available only from whole, natural, raw, pure foods.
Assimina Vavoula
Greece
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