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Human Longevity: Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Bioenergetics, Molecular Biology, and Evolution

Human Longevity: Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Bioenergetics, Molecular Biology, and Evolution

Raymond C. Valentine, David L. Valentine

September 18, 2014

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...

Clinical Aspects of Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

Clinical Aspects of Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

Dilip Ghosh, Debasis Bagchi, Tetsuya Konishi

August 29, 2014

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...

Carnitine Metabolism and Human Nutrition

Carnitine Metabolism and Human Nutrition

Benjamin Toby Wall, Craig Porter

June 26, 2014

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...

Handbook of Metallonutraceuticals

Handbook of Metallonutraceuticals

Yashwant Vishnupant Pathak, Jayant N. Lokhande

April 28, 2014

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...

Intestinal Microbiota in Health and Disease: Modern Concepts

Intestinal Microbiota in Health and Disease: Modern Concepts

Eduardo J. Schiffrin, Philippe Marteau, Dominique Brassart

February 11, 2014

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...

Interactive Probiotics

Interactive Probiotics

Enrica Pessione

February 06, 2014

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...

Probiotics and Prebiotics in Food, Nutrition and Health

Probiotics and Prebiotics in Food, Nutrition and Health

Semih Otles

December 09, 2013

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...

Functional Foods: The Connection Between Nutrition, Health, and Food Science

Functional Foods: The Connection Between Nutrition, Health, and Food Science

Leah Coles

November 23, 2013

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 ...

Probiotics: Immunobiotics and Immunogenics

Probiotics: Immunobiotics and Immunogenics

Haruki Kitazawa, Julio Villena, Susana Alvarez

September 24, 2013

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...

Anthocyanins in Health and Disease

Anthocyanins in Health and Disease

Taylor C. Wallace, M. Monica Giusti

September 04, 2013

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...

Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics in Functional Foods and Personalized Nutrition

Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics in Functional Foods and Personalized Nutrition

Lynnette R. Ferguson

August 13, 2013

While functional foods have become a reasonably well-established concept, personalized nutrition is still treated with skepticism by many. The recognition that people would have different nutrient requirements, or perceive foods in different ways, raises several concerns—some real, some not so real...

Inflammation, Oxidative Stress, and Cancer: Dietary Approaches for Cancer Prevention

Inflammation, Oxidative Stress, and Cancer: Dietary Approaches for Cancer Prevention

Ah-Ng Tony Kong

August 07, 2013

Increasing scientific evidence suggests that the majority of diseases including cancer are driven by oxidative stress and inflammation, attributed to environmental factors. These factors either drive genetic mutations or epigenetically modify expression of key regulatory genes. These changes can...

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