Pharma-Nutrition: An Overview (AAPS Advances in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Series)

Author: Johan Garssen
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by tudorw   2018-01-27
If your interested in 'food as medicine', Watercress is very interesting, "This is the first study to report an effect of vegetable consumption on metabolism of a lung carcinogen in humans."

http://cebp.aacrjournals.org/content/4/8/877.short

Seems it inhibits CYP2E1, here's a long list of the interactions between drugs and the genes CYP2D6 and CYP3A4 https://liferaftgroup.org/long-list-of-inhibitors-and-induce...

[edit] Pharma-Nutrition is the buzzword for this, one only needs to look at the acquisitions of nutritional science assets by big pharma. The book is a bit expensive but there is some previews;

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/331906150X/ref=oh_aui_se...