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Bioactive peptides : applications for improving nutrition and health

Author: R K Owusu-Apenten
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2010.
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"Presenting data from human studies and trials, along with recent research findings, this work summarizes the applications, and benefits of bioactive peptides used to mitigate major metabolic derangements arising from chronic illnesses and resulting in unwanted weight loss. Recent studies show bioactive peptides to enhance the body's antioxidant status, antisepsis capacity, immune function, anti-inflammatory  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R K Owusu-Apenten
ISBN: 9781439813621 1439813620
OCLC Number: 605754113
Description: xix, 394 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Chapter1 Nutrition and the host response to infection and injury --
Chapter 2 Bioactive peptides for nutrition and health --
Chapter 3 Dietary protein requirements for health --
Chapter 4 Protein turnover and economics within the body --
Chapter 5 Major processes for muscle gain and loss --
Chapter 6 Inflammation and innate immune response --
Chapter 7 Infection and sepsis --
Chapter 8 Anabolic dysfunction --
Chapter 9 Bioactive peptides for alleviating illness anorexia.
Responsibility: Richard Owusu-Apenten.

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Summarizes the applications, and benefits of bioactive peptides used to mitigate major metabolic derangements that arise from chronic illnesses and result in unwanted weight loss. This title reviews  Read more...

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