Functional Foods & Nutraceuticals

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Published:
September 18, 2014
Author(s):
Raymond C. Valentine, David L. Valentine
More than 7 billion people inhabit the earth and all of them are subject to aging. This book is aimed at persons interested in a molecular explanation of how our cells age. Human Longevity: Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Bioenergetics, Molecular Biology, and Evolution is built on the proposition that we age 
Published:
August 29, 2014
Editor(s):
Dilip Ghosh, Debasis Bagchi, Tetsuya Konishi
In the last three decades, revolutionary achievements have taken place in nutraceutical and functional food research including the introduction of a number of cutting-edge dietary supplements supported by human clinical trials and strong patents. Novel manufacturing technologies including unique 
Published:
June 26, 2014
Editor(s):
Benjamin Toby Wall, Craig Porter
Interest in carnitine and its potential health benefits has surged over the last decade. Carnitine serves a number of biological roles, such as stimulating the oxidation of fat and preventing the accumulation of lactic acid. It is also used as a supplement for weight loss and performance 
Published:
April 28, 2014
Editor(s):
Yashwant Vishnupant Pathak, Jayant N. Lokhande
The nutritional and medicinal value of metals, such as zinc, calcium, and iron, has been known in traditional medicine for a long time. Other metals, such as silver and gold, may also have therapeutic and health benefits. Ancient medicines have long incorporated their use in the treatment of 
Published:
February 11, 2014
Editor(s):
Eduardo J. Schiffrin, Philippe Marteau, Dominique Brassart
Now considered an organ with defensive and metabolic capabilities, the intestinal microbiota plays a major role in the local host immune system development and education. It contributes to the generation of a homeostatic balance characterized by the capacity to react against pathogens while 
Published:
February 06, 2014
Editor(s):
Enrica Pessione
This book underlines the importance of reciprocal interactions between probiotics and humans in terms of stress induction, epigenetic control of cellular responses, oxidative status, bioactive molecules biosynthesis, moonlighting proteins secretion, endogenous toxins neutralization, and several 
Published:
December 09, 2013
Editor(s):
Semih Otles
Presenting the work of international experts who discuss all aspects of probiotics and prebiotics, this volume reviews current scientific understanding and research being conducted in this area. The book examines the sources and production of probiotics and prebiotics. It explores their use in 
Published:
November 23, 2013
Editor(s):
Leah Coles
This new book presents a variety of important research on functional foods—foods that have another role related to disease prevention or health. The first section of the book includes chapters on the complicated relationships between nutrition, physical and mental health, and disease. Section  
Published:
September 24, 2013
Editor(s):
Haruki Kitazawa, Julio Villena, Susana Alvarez
Written by international experts, this book reviews recent, cutting-edge research on the use of immunoregulatory probiotics (immunobiotics) and their bioactive compounds (immunogenics) to prevent disease and improve health. Each chapter provides critical insight, reviews current research, discusses 
Published:
September 04, 2013
Editor(s):
Taylor C. Wallace, M. Monica Giusti
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 

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