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Polyphenols in Human Health and Disease

Polyphenols in Human Health and Disease
  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy,Sherma Zibadi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 26 October 2013
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Polyphenols in Human Health and Disease documents antioxidant actions of polyphenols in protection of cells and cell organelles, critical for understanding their health-promoting actions to help the dietary supplement industry. The book begins by describing the fundamentals of absorption, metabolism and bioavailability of polyphenols, as well as the effect of microbes on polyphenol structure and function and toxicity. It then examines the role of polyphenols in the treatment of chronic disease, including vascular and cardiac health, obesity and diabetes therapy,


Polyphenols in Human Health and Disease

Polyphenols in Human Health and Disease
  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy,Sherma Zibadi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 06 August 2018
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Polyphenols: Mechanisms of Action in Human Health and Disease, Second Edition describes the mechanisms of polyphenol antioxidant activities and their use in disease prevention. Chapters highlight the anti-inflammatory activity of polyphenols on key dendritic cells, how they modulate and suppress inflammation, and how they are inactivated or activated by metabolism in the gut and circulating blood. Polyphenols have proven effective for key health benefits, including bone health, organ health, cardiac and vascular conditions, absorption and metabolism, and cancer and diseases


Polyphenols in Human Health and Disease

Polyphenols in Human Health and Disease
  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy,Sherma Zibadi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 06 August 2018
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Polyphenols in Prevention and Treatment of Human Disease, Second Edition authoritatively covers evidence of the powerful health benefits of polyphenols, touching on cardiovascular disease, cancer, obesity, diabetes and osteoporosis. This collection represents the contributions of an international group of experts in polyphenol research who share their expertise in endocrinology, public health, cardiology, pharmacology, agriculture and veterinary science. Researchers from diverse backgrounds will gain insight into how clinical observations and practices can feed back into the research cycle, thus allowing them


Anthocyanins in Health and Disease

Anthocyanins in Health and Disease
  • Author : Taylor C. Wallace,M. Monica Giusti
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 04 September 2013
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Anthocyanins, polyphenolic compounds abundant in certain foods, are responsible for the orange-red to blue-violet hues evident in many fruits, vegetables, cereal grains, and flowers. Interest in these pigments has intensified due to their potential health-promoting properties as dietary antioxidants, as well as their use as natural dyes in a variet


Phytochemicals in Health and Disease

Phytochemicals in Health and Disease
  • Author : Yongping Bao,Roger Fenwick
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 24 May 2004
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"... well-written and the content is clearly presented. ... There are plentiful figures and tables, which are effectively labeled and adequately support the content. ...highly recommended for academic and special libraries. ...effectively presents current research on phytochemicals in a readable manner." - E-Streams "This landmark volume shows how far the field has advanced ... . This important volume is filled with reports on what the editors term as the 'new era' in the study of phytochemicals, in which we move from the 'eat more


Functional Food

Functional Food
  • Author : María Chávarri Hueda
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 02 August 2017
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In recent years, the concern of society about how food influences the health status of people has increased. Consumers are increasingly aware that food can prevent the development of certain diseases, so in recent years, the food industry is developing new, healthier products taking into account aspects such as trans fats, lower caloric intake, less salt, etc. However, there are bioactive compounds that can improve the beneficial effect of these foods and go beyond the nutritional value. This book provides


Tea in Health and Disease Prevention

Tea in Health and Disease Prevention
  • Author : Victor R. Preedy
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 26 February 2021
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Examines the benefits of tea and its components, ranging from the anti-microbial to the anti-oxidant. Components such as catechins, theaflavins, polysaccharides, and others have been isolated and may have putative protective effects and modulate the biochemistry of a variety of cell types. 128 chapters explore improvements in the cardiovascular system, the brain, and other organs, and looks at possible applications in other disease areas --


Antioxidant Food Supplements in Human Health

Antioxidant Food Supplements in Human Health
  • Author : Lester Packer,Midori Hiramatsu,Toshikazu Yoshikawa
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 16 March 1999
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Antioxidant Food Supplements in Human Health discusses new discoveries in the areas of oxygen and nitric oxide metabolism and pathophysiology, redox regulation and cell signaling, and the identification of natural antioxidants and their mechanisms of action on free radicals and their role in health and disease. An essential resource for researchers, students, and professionals in food science and nutrition, gerontology, physiology, pharmacology, and related areas. Health effects of antioxidant nutrients Nutrients of vitamins C and E, selenium, alpha-lipoic acid, coenzyme


Dietary Polyphenols

Dietary Polyphenols
  • Author : Francisco A . Tomás-Barberán,Antonio González-Sarrías,Rocío García-Villalba
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 20 October 2020
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Presents recent research on metabolism and the health effects of polyphenols Consumer interest in the health benefits of many phenolic compounds found in plant foods and derivatives has grown considerably in recent years, giving rise to an increased demand for functional foods. Although preclinical and observational studies have promoted the protective properties of polyphenols for a range of chronic diseases, evidence has shown that most dietary polyphenols have little bioavailability. Once ingested, most of them are metabolized by either the


Coffee in Health and Disease Prevention

Coffee in Health and Disease Prevention
  • Author : Victor R. Preedy
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 12 November 2014
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Coffee in Health and Disease Prevention presents a comprehensive look at the compounds in coffee, their reported benefits (or toxicity risks) and also explores them on a health-condition specific level, providing researchers and academics with a single-volume resource to help in identifying potential treatment uses. No other book on the market considers all the varieties of coffee in one volume, or takes the disease-focused approach that will assist in directing further research and studies. The book embraces a holistic approach


Corn

Corn
  • Author : Khan Amanullah,Shah Fahad
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 10 October 2018
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Corn or maize (Zea mays L.) plays an important role in global food security. The many uses of corn make it a central commodity and a great influence on prices. Because of its worldwide distribution and relatively lower price, corn has a wider range of uses. It is used directly for human consumption, in industrially processed foods, as livestock feed, and in industrial nonfood products such as starches, acids, and alcohols. Recently, there has been interest in using maize for


Food Quality: Balancing Health and Disease

Food Quality: Balancing Health and Disease
  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu,Alina Maria Holban
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 03 February 2018
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Food Quality: Balancing Health and Disease, Volume Thirteen in the Handbook of Food Bioengineering series, provides essential information for researchers, scientists and students on the relationship between the quality of foods and disease at the biological level. It presents different technological approaches to detect food properties and their capabilities for balancing health and disease to deliver high-quality products to consumers. This volume explores the dynamic potential of how food bioengineering can improve traditional foods through modern methods to make a


Free Radicals in Human Health and Disease

Free Radicals in Human Health and Disease
  • Author : Vibha Rani,Umesh Chand Singh Yadav
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 14 November 2014
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The role of oxidative stress in human disease has become an area of intense interest. Free radicals, a normal product of metabolism, exist in all aerobic cells in balance with biochemical antioxidants. Environmental stress increases the levels of free radicals drastically, thereby disturbing the equilibrium between free radical production and the antioxidant capability causing oxidative stress. Over the years, ROS has been implicated in the pathologies of various diseases like cancer, neurological disorder, cardiovascular diseases rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes etc. This


Nitrite and Nitrate in Human Health and Disease

Nitrite and Nitrate in Human Health and Disease
  • Author : AnnMarie Kocher,Joseph Loscalzo
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 15 April 2011
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Nitrite and Nitrate in Human Health and Disease delivers a comprehensive review of nitrite and nitrate biology, from basic biochemistry to the complex physiology and metabolism of these two naturally occurring molecules in the human body. Well-organized and well referenced chapters cover the rich history of nitrite and nitrate, sources of exposure, and the physiological effects when consumed through foods containing nitrite and nitrate. The chapters are written by leading experts, all of whom share their research and perspectives in


Functional Food and Human Health

Functional Food and Human Health
  • Author : Vibha Rani,Umesh C. S. Yadav
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 12 October 2018
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Global health and the increasing incidence of various diseases are a cause for concern, and doctors and scientists reason that the diet, food habits and lifestyle are contributing factors. Processed food has reduced the nutritional value of our diet, and although supplementing foods with various additives is considered an alternative, the long-term impact of this is not known. Many laboratories around the world are working to identify various nutritional components in our daily food and their effect on human health.