“TEA”, AN ANTI CARCINOGENIC COMPOUND– A REVIEW

Aniket Adhikari

Abstract


A healthy diet supports energy needs and provides for human nutrition without exposure to toxicity. Tea has received a great deal of attention because tea polyphenols are strong antioxidants, and tea preparations have shown inhibitory activity against tumorigenesis. It is consumed in different forms namely green, black and oolong tea. Tea is used in the management of different types of cancers including Oral Cancer. Micronuclei (MN) act as a cancer biomarker. The present review focuses on the antioxidants of various tea and their mechanism of protective effects on oral cancer.

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Tea, Polyphenols, Micronuclei, Oral Cancer.

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