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Plant Secondary Metabolites for Human Health: Extraction of Bioactive Compounds

1st Edition

Megh R. Goyal, P. P. Joy, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria
September 10, 2019

This new book deals with recent advanced research on natural products and health-promoting foods that work to reduce the risk of diseases while enhancing overall well-being. Plant-based functional foods are known to contain compounds (also referred to as phytochemicals) in the leaves, stems,...

Cellular Antioxidant Defense Mechanisms

1st Edition

Ching Kuang Chow
August 27, 2019

First Published in 1988, this three-volume set offers a full insight into the immune systems and its response to antioxidants. Carefully compiled and filled with diagrams, references and information this set is recommended for students of immunology and other professionals in their respective...

Cellular Antioxidant Defense Mechanisms

1st Edition

Ching Kuang Chow
August 27, 2019

First Published in 1988, this three volume set offers a full insight into the immune system and its response to antioxidants. Carefully compiled and filled with diagrams, references and information this set is recommended for students of immunology and other professionals in their respective fields....

Cellular Antioxidant Defense Mechanisms

1st Edition

Ching Kuang Chow
August 27, 2019

First Published in 1988, this three-volume set offers a full insight into the immune systems and its response to antioxidants. Carefully compiled and filled with diagrams, references and information this set is recommended for students of immunology and other professionals in their respective...

Handbook of Nutritive Value of Processed Food: Volume 1: Food for Human Use

1st Edition

Miloslav Rechcigl
August 27, 2019

First published in 1982: This publication should be an invaluable tool to food technologists, dieticians, and nutritionalists, as well as to livestock producers and persons engaged in production, processing, and formulation of animal feeds....

Wild Edible Underutilized Plants: Nutritional, Antinutritional, and Nutraceutical Aspects

1st Edition

V. R. Mohan, P. S. Tresina, A. Doss
August 12, 2019

Wild Edible Underutilized Plants explores the role of wild plants in human nutrition—a topic that continues to take precedence in various fields of research. Despite the increasing evidence on past and present nutritional roles of wild edible plants, the use of these resources is often overlooked...

Human Health Benefits of Plant Bioactive Compounds: Potentials and Prospects

1st Edition

Megh R. Goyal, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria
July 22, 2019

Focusing on the importance of functional foods and their secondary metabolites for human health, this volume presents new insights with scientific evidence on the use of functional foods in the treatment of certain diseases. The plants covered and their bioactive compounds are easily accessible and...

The Healing Power of Ginseng

1st Edition

Joseph P. Hou
July 15, 2019

Health and medical uses of ginseng is broad due to its adaptogenic properties, it is an effective tonic. Ginseng can be used to improve mental and physical performance, reduce stress, and increase longevity. This book covers the properties and uses of four varieties of ginseng in the world with...

Handbook of Nutrition and Diet in Palliative Care, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Victor R. Preedy
June 28, 2019

Handbook of Nutrition and Diet in Palliative Care, Second Edition, is a comprehensive guide, providing exhaustive information on nutrition and diet in terminal and palliative care. It covers physical, cultural and ethical aspects, bridging the intellectual divide in being suitable for novices and...

Cancer Prevention and Management through Exercise and Weight Control

1st Edition

Anne McTiernan
June 19, 2019

“..it is increasingly clear that cancer is also a disease of inertia. In this book, a broadly multidisciplinary group presents the evidence and provides the recommendations. … The antidote to diseases of inertia is movement — let’s move!” John Potter, M.D.,Ph.D., from the Foreword The American...

Extreme and Rare Sports: Performance Demands, Drivers, Functional Foods, and Nutrition

1st Edition

Sourya Datta, Debasis Bagchi
May 24, 2019

Two crucial components of a healthy life are nutrition and exercise. The importance of appropriate diet, food and nutrition are extremely important to be successful in sports, and, especially, in extreme sports. Extreme sport is an activity where a participant must demonstrate both mental and...

Lifestyle Medicine, Third Edition

3rd Edition

James M. Rippe
May 22, 2019

The field of lifestyle medicine, which is the study of how daily habits and actions impact on both short- and long-term health and quality of life, continues to expand globally. The scientific and medical literature that supports the success of these lifestyle habits and actions is now overwhelming...

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