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Handbook of nutraceuticals and functional foods

Author: Robert E C Wildman
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, ©2001.
Series: Modern nutrition (Boca Raton, Fla.)
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Covers the history of nutraceuticals, their connection to preventing diseases, and marketing issues. This book provides a delineation of interorgan and intracellular activities of these substances.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E C Wildman
ISBN: 0849387345 9780849387340
OCLC Number: 44681740
Description: 542 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Computer generated contents: Chapt. 1. Nutraceuticals: a brief review of historical and teleological aspects --
chapt. 2. Classifying nutraceuticals --
chapt. 3. Isoprenoids, health and disease --
chapt. 4. Isoflavones: source and metabolism --
chapt. 5. Soy protein, soybean isoflavones, and bone health: a review of the animal and human data --
chapt. 6. Phytoestrogens: involvement in breast and prostate cancer --
chapt. 7. Anticancer and cholesterol- lowering activities of citrus flavonoids --
chapt. 8. Flavonoids as antioxidants --
chapt. 9. Carotenoids, metabolism and disease --
chapt. 10. Lycopene: source, properties and nutraceutical potential --
chapt. 11. Cruciferous vegetables and cancer prevention --
chapt. 12. Garlic: the mystical food in health promotion --
chapt. 13. Antioxidant vitamin and phytochemical content of fresh and processed pepper fruit (capsicum annuum) --
chapt. 14. Modification of atherogenesis and heart disease by grape wine and tea polyphenols --
chapt. 15. Olive oil and health benefits --
chapt. 16. Anticancer and cholesterol- lowering activities of tocotrienols --
chapt. 17. Dietary fiber and coronary heart disease --
chapt. 18. Omega-3 fish oils and lipoprotein metabolism --
chapt. 19. Lipid oxidation in biological systems enriched with long chain n-3 fatty acids --
chapt. 20. Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and cardiac arrhythmias --
chapt. 21. Omega-3 fish oils and insulin resistance --
chapt. 22. Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and rheumatoid arthritis --
chapt. 23. Sphingolipids: mechanism-based inhibitors of carcinogenesis produced by animals, plants, and other organisms --
chapt. 24. Applications of herbs to functional foods --
chapt. 25. Probiotics and prebiotics --
chapt. 26. Lecithin and choline: new roles for old nutrients --
chapt. 27. Conjugated linoleic acid: the present state of knowledge --
chapt. 28. The role of nuts in cardiovascular disease prevention --
chapt. 29. Colon cancer: dietary fiber and beyond --
chapt. 30. Stability testing of nutraceuticals and functional foods --
chapt. 31. Marketing issues for functional foods and nutraceuticals.
Series Title: Modern nutrition (Boca Raton, Fla.)
Responsibility: edited by Robert E.C. Wildman.
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