Nutraceuticals for Cancer Therapy
Nutraceuticals help in reducing toxicity which is associated with radiation and chemotherapy, which leads to better living conditions by reducing cancer cachexia. The phytochemicals have revealed a different mechanism of actions at different cellular levels. Most of them have appeared as a versatile source of antioxidants affecting the signalling pathway associated with redox mediated transcription factors. Moreover, they directly regulate the immunological cascade, endocrine system, and enzymes related to inflammation. The most essential stilbene is Resveratrol. It has a natural anti-proliferative function because of its role as a phytoalexin.