Comparison of Anticarcinogenic Action in Apple and Mango Peels Using Phenolic Compounds – A Review
1.School of Pharmaceutical sciences, Vels University.
Cancer is a major obstruction to the growing world. The reason for this crisis is modification of lifestyle management and alteration in food intake. Fruits and vegetables are rich in phenolic and phytochemical compounds which provide chemoprotective properties. Utilization of fruits and vegetables reduces the risk of recurring diseases. Apple is an important part of food chain rich in source of phenolic compounds that provides chemoprotective activity. Apple and mango skin contains more nutritional value than any other fruit, which inhibits cancer cells. Apple and Mango peels are the key by-product during processing of apples and mangoes. This study is a literature based review defining the comparison of phenolic compounds in apple peel and mango peel.
Keywords: Polyphenols, apple peel, mango peel, anticancer.