Syed Rizwan Abbas and Nazia Sultana DOWNLOAD PDF


Natural has gifted us many plants which play a great role in our life or play a role to cure diseases.  Plants are used as a medicine from ancient time. People have observed the effect of food items on human health and it takes periods and decades to understand the link between fruits and vegetable. M.pumila is one of those plants which are used to cure diseases. It has been proved that the diet containing fruits and vegetables reduce the risk of different diseases, such as cardiovascular disease and cancer. Because fruits and vegetables contain Phytochemicals which play a key role in reducing chronic disease risk. These phytochemicals include phenolics, flavonoids and carotenoids. One of the main sources of these phytochemicals is M.pumila. They are consumed at greater scale and it has been observed by epidemiological studies that the consumption of apples with reduced risk of some cancers, cardiovascular disease, asthma, and diabetes.  It is a sweet, non-poisonous fruit produced by the apple tree.  It is used to cure many diseases like cancer, weight management and bone health etc. Laboratory research has been found that M.pumila has very strong antioxidant action. It contains different phytochemicals like chlorogenic acid, phloridzin and catechin. Through laboratory research and experiments, it has been found that apples have been found to have very strong antioxidant action, slow down cancer cell creation, reduce lipid corrosion, and lesser cholesterol. M.pumila has a variety of phytochemicals which include quercetin, catechin, phloridzin and chlorogenic acid. These phytochemicals are powerful antioxidants. Different variety of apples has different phytochemicals which may be in different proportion. This change in amount depends on many factors like maturation and ripening of the fruit. 30% of all cancer can be prevented through using a healthy diet This review summarizes that M.pumila may decrease the risks of life by different mechanisms.

Keywords:  M.pumila; Cancer; Fruit; Antioxidant; Cardiovascular disease; Phytochemicals