Bioactive Compounds

Bioactive Compounds
Author: Maira Rubi Segura Campos
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 308
Release: 2018-12-01
ISBN 10: 012814775X
ISBN 13: 9780128147757
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Bioactive Compounds: Health Benefits and Potential Applications provides information about different bioactive compounds including their sources, biological effects, health benefits and, potential applications which could contribute as alternatives in the prevention or treatment of multifactorial diseases for vulnerable population groups. Going beyond the basics to include discussion of bioaccessibility and the legislative aspects of marketing of bioactive compounds as nutraceuticals or food supplements, this book presents insights from a global perspective. Written for researchers, professors and graduate students, this book is sure to be a welcomed reference for all who work in food chemistry, new product development and nutritional science. Highlights potential contributions of bioactive compounds as alternatives in the prevention or treatment of disease Investigates the world of bioactive compounds and the many activities associated with them Contains information relevant to food chemistry, new product development and nutritional science

Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources Second Edition

Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources  Second Edition
Author: Corrado Tringali
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 648
Release: 2011-09-27
ISBN 10: 1439822298
ISBN 13: 9781439822296
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The first edition of Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources was published in a period of renewed attention to biologically active compounds of natural origin. This trend has continued and intensified—natural products are again under the spotlight, in particular for their possible pharmacological applications. Largely focusing on natural products as lead compounds in drug discovery, Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources, Second Edition: Natural Products as Lead Compounds in Drug Discovery is actually a completely new volume containing surveys of selected recent advances in an interdisciplinary area covering chemistry of natural products, medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, and other related topics. Written by some of the most reputed scientists in the field, this second edition includes new chapters from authors who contributed to the first edition as well as many chapters compiled by new authors. Introducing the reader to strategies and methods in the search for bioactive natural products, this book covers topics including: Natural sources of bioactive compounds such as aquatic cyanobacteria, filamentous fungi, and tropical plants, The tremendous potentiality of metabolic engineering of natural products biosynthesis The contribution of emerging or developing technologies to the study of bioactive natural compounds, namely computational methods and circular dichroism The potential of natural or natural-derived compounds for specific therapeutic applications: treatment of viral diseases, regulation of hypoxia-inducible factor, antimalarials, modulation of angiogenesis, and antitumor and wound-healing activity Selected examples of natural product families and related synthetic analogues, namely polyphenols and campthotecins Compiled for researchers and Ph.D. students working in interdisciplinary fields, this book will also be appreciated by readers without a background in chemistry interested in bioactive natural products, their biological and pharmacological properties, and their possible use as chemopreventive or chemotherapeutic agents. Conversely, the biological and pharmacological data and methods are accessible by chemists.

Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds

Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 514
Release: 2006-09-25
ISBN 10: 9780080464923
ISBN 13: 0080464920
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This timely book provides an overview of natural products/botanicals used for the management of insect-pest and diseases. It will help readers to update and widen their knowledge about natural products and their bio-activities against plant pathogens. The volume explores activity, chemistry, toxicity and geographic distribution of plants. Discussions concerning the methodology used for the detection of active principles, their mode of action and commercial prospects are of utmost importance and worthy of note. Focuses on recent achievements in natural bio-actives Global coverage of natural products / plants Targets the most important issues of natural botanicals/ biocides Includes innovative ideas with lucid explanations Contains specialized chapters, such as, natural control of multi-drug resistant organisms, anti-salmonella agents, natural house-dust-mite control agents, and naturally occurring anti-insect proteins, etc. Covers research on bioactives: From Lab to Field and Field to Market Includes eco-friendly and economically viable herbal technology

Biotechnological Production of Bioactive Compounds

Biotechnological Production of Bioactive Compounds
Author: Madan L. Verma,Anuj Chandel
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 508
Release: 2019-07-20
ISBN 10: 0444643249
ISBN 13: 9780444643247
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Biotechnological Production of Bioactive Compounds provides insights on the most recent innovations, trends, concerns, solutions and practical challenges encountered in the fields of enzyme technology and nanobiotechnology for the production of bioactive materials with extra health benefits. As nanobiotechnology has improved the bioactive extraction process significantly, many bioactives, including bioflavonoids, omega-3 fatty acids, biopigments and low calorie sugar substitutes are a pivotal part of the food industry. The book highlights the production of extra health benefits “bioactives’’ from plants and microbes and explains how the extraction efficiency of bioactives molecules improves significantly with the recent advances in nanobiotechnology. Researchers in the fields of biochemical engineering, biotechnology, bioremediation, environmental sustainability and those in pharma industries will find the information in this book very helpful and illuminating. Outlines technological advances in bioactives extraction Covers bioflavonoids, biopigments, omega-3-fatty acids and low sugar substitutes Explains the mechanisms of Green cargo (biogenic nanoparticles) for the delivery of bioactive molecules

Natural Bioactive Compounds

Natural Bioactive Compounds
Author: Rajeshwar P. Sinha,h.c. Donat-P. Häder
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 502
Release: 2020-10-15
ISBN 10: 0128206594
ISBN 13: 9780128206591
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Natural Bioactive Compounds: Technological Advancements deals with the latest breakthroughs in the field of screening, characterization and novel applications of natural bioactive compounds from diverse group of organisms ranging from bacteria, viruses, cyanobacteria, algae, fungi, bryophytes, higher plants, sponges, corals and fishes. Written by some of the most reputed scientists in the field, this book introduces the reader to strategies and methods in the search for bioactive natural products. It is an essential read for researchers and students interested in bioactive natural products, their biological and pharmacological properties, their possible use as chemopreventive or chemotherapeutic agents, and other future potential applications. Explores natural sources of bioactive compounds, including cyanobacteria, bacteria, viruses, fungi and higher plants Discusses the potential applications of biological products, such as their use in medicine (antibiotics, cancer research, immunology), as food additives, supplements and technological substances Analyzes the contributions of emerging or developing technologies for the study of bioactive natural compounds (characterization and purification)

Marine Bioactive Compounds

Marine Bioactive Compounds
Author: Maria Hayes
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2011-11-19
ISBN 10: 9781461412472
ISBN 13: 1461412471
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The aim and scope of this book is to highlight the sources, isolation, characterization and applications of bioactive compounds from the marine environment and to discuss how marine bioactive compounds represent a major market application in food and other industries. It discusses sustainable marine resources of macroalgal origin and gives examples of bioactive compounds isolated from these and other resources, including marine by-product and fisheries waste streams. In addition, it looks at the importance of correct taxonomic characterization.

Bioactive Compounds in Foods

Bioactive Compounds in Foods
Author: John Gilbert,Hamide Şenyuva
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2009-01-21
ISBN 10: 1444302299
ISBN 13: 9781444302295
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Inherent toxicants and processing contaminants are bothnon-essential, bioactive substances whose levels in foods can bedifficult to control. This volume covers both types of compound forthe first time, examining their beneficial as well as theirundesirable effects in the human diet. Chapters have been writtenas individually comprehensive reviews, and topics have beenselected to illustrate recent scientific advances in understandingof the occurrence and mechanism of formation, exposure/riskassessment and developments in the underpinning analyticalmethodology. A wide range of contaminants are examined in detail,including pyrrolizidine alkaloids, glucosinolates, phycotoxins, andmycotoxins. Several process contaminants (eg acrylamide and furan),which are relatively new but which have a rapidly growingliterature, are also covered. The book provides a practical reference for a wide range ofexperts: specialist toxicologists (chemists and food chemists),hygienists, government officials and anyone who needs to be awareof the main issues concerning toxicants and process contaminants infood. It will also be a valuable introduction to the subject forpost-graduate students.

Extracting Bioactive Compounds for Food Products

Extracting Bioactive Compounds for Food Products
Author: M. Angela A. Meireles
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2008-12-16
ISBN 10: 9781420062397
ISBN 13: 1420062395
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The demand for functional foods and neutraceuticals is on the rise, leaving product development companies racing to improve bioactive compound extraction methods – a key component of functional foods and neutraceuticals development. From established processes such as steam distillation to emerging techniques like supercritical fluid technology, Extracting Bioactive Compounds for Food Products: Theory and Applications details the engineering aspects of the processes used to extract bioactive compounds from their food sources. Covers Bioactive Compounds Found in Foods, Cosmetics, and Pharmaceuticals Each well-developed chapter provides the fundamentals of transport phenomena and thermodynamics as they relate to the process described, a state-of-the-art literature review, and replicable case studies of extraction processes. This authoritative reference examines a variety of established and groundbreaking extraction processes including: Steam distillation Low-pressure solvent extraction Liquid-liquid extraction Supercritical and pressurized fluid extraction Adsorption and desorption The acute view of thermodynamic, mass transfer, and economical engineering provided in this book builds a foundation in the processes used to obtain high-quality bioactive extracts and purified compounds. Going beyond the information traditionally found in unit operations reference books, Extracting Bioactive Compounds for Food Products: Theory and Applications demonstrates how to successfully optimize bioactive compound extraction methods and use them to create new and better natural food options.

Natural Bio active Compounds

Natural Bio active Compounds
Author: Mohd Sayeed Akhtar,Mallappa Kumara Swamy,Uma Rani Sinniah
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 608
Release: 2019-09-22
ISBN 10: 9811371547
ISBN 13: 9789811371547
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Bioactive compounds produced by natural sources, such as plants, microbes, endophytic fungi, etc., can potentially be applied in various fields, including agriculture, biotechnology and biomedicine. Several bioactive compounds have proved to be invaluable in mediating plant-microbe interactions, and promoting plant growth and development. Due to their numerous health-promoting properties, these compounds have been widely used as a source of medication since ancient times. However, there is an unprecedented need to meet the growing demand for natural bioactive compounds in the flavor and fragrance, food, and pharmaceutical industries. Moreover, discovering new lead molecules from natural sources is essential to overcoming the rising number of new diseases. In this regard, natural bioactive compounds hold tremendous potential for new drug discovery. Therefore, this field of research has become a vital area for researchers interested in understanding the chemistry, biosynthetic mechanisms, and pharmacological activities of these bioactive metabolites. This book describes the basics of bioactive plant compounds, their chemical properties, and their pharmacological biotechnological properties with regard to various human diseases and applications in the drug, cosmetics and herbal industries. It offers a valuable asset for all students, educators, researchers, and healthcare experts involved in agronomy, ecology, crop science, molecular biology, stress physiology, and natural products.

Biotechnology of Bioactive Compounds

Biotechnology of Bioactive Compounds
Author: Vijai Kumar Gupta,Maria G. Tuohy,Anthonia O'Donovan,Mohtashim Lohani
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 736
Release: 2015-04-20
ISBN 10: 1118733495
ISBN 13: 9781118733493
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Bioactive compounds play a central role in high-value product development in the chemical industry. Bioactive compounds have been identified from diverse sources and their therapeutic benefits, nutritional value and protective effects in human and animal healthcare have underpinned their application as pharmaceuticals and functional food ingredients. The orderly study of biologically active products and the exploration of potential biological activities of these secondary metabolites, including their clinical applications, standardization, quality control, mode of action and potential biomolecular interactions, has emerged as one of the most exciting developments in modern natural medicine. Biotechnology of Bioactive Compounds describes the current stage of knowledge on the production of bioactive compounds from microbial, algal and vegetable sources. In addition, the molecular approach for screening bioactive compounds is also discussed, as well as examples of applications of these compounds on human health. The first half of the book comprises information on diverse sources of bioactive compounds, ranging from microorganisms and algae to plants and dietary foods. The second half of the book reviews synthetic approaches, as well as selected bioactivities and biotechnological and biomedical potential. The bioactive compounds profiled include compounds such as C-phycocyanins, glycosides, phytosterols and natural steroids. An overview of the usage of bioactive compounds as antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents, anti-allergic compounds and in stem cell research is also presented, along with an overview of the medicinal applications of plant-derived compounds. Biotechnology of Bioactive Compounds will be an informative text for undergraduate and graduate students of bio-medicinal chemistry who are keen to explore the potential of bioactive natural products. It also provides useful information for scientists working in various research fields where natural products have a primary role.

Chemistry and Pharmacology of Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds

Chemistry and Pharmacology of Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds
Author: Goutam Brahmachari
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 584
Release: 2013-02-20
ISBN 10: 1439891672
ISBN 13: 9781439891674
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Natural products play crucial roles in modern drug development, and constitute a prolific source of novel lead compounds or pharmacophores for ongoing drug discovery programs. Chemistry and Pharmacology of Naturally Occurring Bioactive Compounds presents cutting-edge research in the chemistry of bioactive natural products and demonstrates how natural product research continues to make significant contributions in the discovery and development of new medicinal entities. In 21 chapters, this book highlights chemistry and pharmaceutical potential of natural products in modern drug discovery processes, and covers the synthesis and semi-synthesis of potentially bioactive natural products. Written for phytochemists, synthetic chemists, combinatorial chemists, as well as other practitioners and students in related fields, the book features chemical advances in naturally occurring organic compounds and describes their chemical transformations and structure–activity relationships.

Bioactive Compounds and Cancer

Bioactive Compounds and Cancer
Author: John A. Milner,Donato F. Romagnolo
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 882
Release: 2010-06-08
ISBN 10: 1607616262
ISBN 13: 9781607616269
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Because of the wealth of new information generated by the scientific community during the last decade on the role of nutrition on cancer risk, this book provides a forum for presentation and discussion of recent scientific data and highlights a set of dietary recommendations. Bioactive Compounds and Cancer presents chapters that highlight laboratory and clinical findings on how selected nutrients function as signaling molecules and, as such, influence cellular behavior and cancer predisposition. This important compendium focuses on understanding the role of nutrition in cancer biology, the molecular action of bioactive food components and xenobiotics on cancer risk, the role of dietary components in cancer prevention and/or treatment, and nutrition education with the most up to date dietary recommendations that may reduce cancer risk. This volume will be of interest to specialized health professionals, clinicians, nurses, basic and clinical researchers, graduate students, and health officials of public and private organizations.

Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources

Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources
Author: Corrado Tringali
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 693
Release: 2003-09-02
ISBN 10: 9780203212318
ISBN 13: 0203212312
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Interest in obtaining biologically active compounds from natural sources has recently spiked due to their low toxicity, complete biodegradability, availability from renewable sources, and in most cases, low cost. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, Bioactive Compounds from Natural Sources: Isolation, Characterization, and Biological Properties covers general methods and main topics in the research field of bioactive natural products. The book describes general screening methods, modern HPLC hyphenated techniques, and NMR methods in the structural elucidation of compounds and devotes individual chapters to specific topics of research. Surveys on compounds displaying important pharmacological activities are presented in chapters devoted to Mexican medicinal plants, anti-tumor drugs of natural origin, cancer chemopreventive flavonoids, and metabolites displaying anti-HIV, antioxidative, antimalarial, and anti-inflammatory activity. The final chapters are devoted to representative examples of research into marine metabolites: immunomodulating marine glycolipids and surveys of bioactive compounds from marine opisthobranchs and Japanese soft corals. With its focus on modern approaches to the isolation of biologically active natural products, this book encourages interdisciplinary work among chemists, pharmacologists, biologists, botanists, and agronomists with an interest in bioactive natural products.

Utilisation of Bioactive Compounds from Agricultural and Food Production Waste

Utilisation of Bioactive Compounds from Agricultural and Food Production Waste
Author: Quan V. Vuong
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 414
Release: 2017-09-07
ISBN 10: 1351647598
ISBN 13: 9781351647595
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The large quantity of waste generated from agricultural and food production remains a great challenge and an opportunity for the food industry. As there are numerous risks associated with waste for humans, animals and the environment, billions of dollars are spent on the treatment of agricultural and food waste. Therefore, the utilisation of bioactive compounds isolated from waste not only could reduce the risks and the costs for treatment of waste, but also could potentially add more value for agricultural and food production. This book provides comprehensive information related to extraction and isolation of bioactive compounds from agricultural and food production waste for utilisation in the food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. The topics range from an overview on challenges and opportunities related to agricultural and food waste, the bioactive compounds in the waste, the techniques used to analyse, extract and isolate these compounds to several specific examples for potential utilisation of waste from agricultural and food industry. This book also further discusses the potential of bioactives isolated from agricultural and food waste being re-utilised in the food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. It is intended for students, academics, researchers and professionals who are interested in or associated with agricultural and food waste.

Natural Sources Physicochemical Characterization and Applications

Natural Sources  Physicochemical Characterization and Applications
Author: Constantin Apetrei
Publsiher: Bentham Science Publishers
Total Pages: 313
Release: 2016-11-30
ISBN 10: 1681083418
ISBN 13: 9781681083414
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This volume presents different aspects related to bioactive compounds, starting with their natural state in raw sources, physicochemical characterization and employment in pharmacy and medicine. The volume is divided into three parts. The first part describes the chemicals structure of bioactive compounds from different natural sources such as olive oils, wines, and medicinal plants. Special attention has been given to identifying the bioactive composition within variations of these natural sources (for example, extra virgin, ordinary or lampante olive oils). The second part of the volume presents the principal methods used for detecting, identifying and quantifying bioactive compounds. Emphasis is given to the use of different types of sensors or biosensors, and multisensor systems in combination with analytical techniques. The final part explains the principal methods for protection of bioactive compounds and the implication of bioactive compounds in pharmacy. This volume is a useful guide for novice researchers interested in learning research methods to study bioactive compounds. Frontiers in Bioactive Compounds brings edited reviews on the analysis and characterization of natural compounds of medicinal interest. Each volume covers useful information on a variety of natural sources as well as analytical techniques. This series is essential reading for analytical and medicinal chemists as well as professionals involved in natural and pharmaceutical product research and development.

Influence of Nutrients Bioactive Compounds and Plant Extracts in Liver Diseases

Influence of Nutrients  Bioactive Compounds  and Plant Extracts in Liver Diseases
Author: Seyed Moayed Alavian,Seyed Mohammad Nabavi,Seyed Fazel Nabavi,Ana Sanches Silva
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 314
Release: 2020-12-01
ISBN 10: 0128175230
ISBN 13: 9780128175231
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Influence of Nutrients, Bioactive Compounds, and Plant Extracts in Liver Diseases explores the role of plant-based natural compounds and the biological effects of these substances as they relate to liver disease, including the most prevalent - hepatitis, cancer and cirrhosis. Providing evidence-based knowledge on the effect of phytochemicals in liver diseases, this book includes extensive coverage of the mechanism of action of compounds, as well as the relation of structure and function of phytochemicals in hepatitis B and C, fatty liver disease, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, liver cancer, biliary cirrhosis, and primary sclerosing cholangitis. The effect of phytochemicals in the hepatotoxicity of drugs is also addressed. Written for health professionals seeking reliable and up-to-date information on the beneficial or toxic effects of natural compounds on liver disease, this book is sure to be a welcomed resource for nutritionists, food chemists, natural product researchers, pharmacists, medical doctors, and pharmacognosists alike. Explores the benefits of phytonutrients, especially those due to their wide spectrum of biological activities Addresses various liver diseases, including hepatitis B, hepatitis C, alcoholic fatty liver disease, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, liver cancer, biliary cirrhosis and primary sclerosing cholangitis Provides reliable, up-to-date information on the natural compounds that have protective or toxic effects on liver diseases

Bioactive Compounds

Bioactive Compounds
Author: Rocco Porter,Nigel Parker
Publsiher: Nova Science Publishers
Total Pages: 361
Release: 2017
ISBN 10: 9781536124248
ISBN 13: 1536124249
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The study of bioactive compounds has received a considerable rising interest over the last three decades, given their biological activity as reported by scientific evidence linking these substances to the prevention of several types of diseases. Chapter One is aimed at making a wide description of sources, properties and applications of bioactive compounds. Chapter Two summarizes content of bioactive compounds (antioxidants, polyphenols, flavonoids, phenolic acids, vitamins, mineral compounds and others) of adaptogenic plants, including antidepressant, antioxidant, antiinflammatory, antimicrobial and anticancer activities, as well as their potential to prevent several disorders. Chapter Three summarizes and discusses the recent updates and progress made of so far on bioactive compounds from cyanobacteria and their therapeutic importance on human health. The influence of various bioactive compounds present in plant systems on the dehydration process under thermal stress was investigated in Chapter Four. Chapter Five reviews the scientific literature about the structure of PEs, as well as their natural sources and health effects. Chapter Six focuses on the most recent articles about phenolic compounds, their sources, properties and applications. The aim of Chapter Seven was to characterize the composition and antioxidant activity of new Brazilian Coffea arabica cultivars and correlate this information with the genetic background of the coffee plants and the sensory characteristics of the coffee brews. Chapter Eight summarizes and updates the current knowledge about the pharmacological properties of the naphthodianthrones - hypericin and pseudohypericin - and to discuss their main medical application - photodynamic therapy - in several areas. In order to further highlight the importance of Brazil's fruitful diversity and its bioactive potential, a number of items related to Brazilian native fruits will be addressed in Chapter Nine, including their biomes of origin, composition of bioactive compounds and potentials, as well as their limitations and future prospects. Chapter Ten discusses the benefits of using fruits containing bioactive compounds in whole wheat cookies, with particular attention to blackberries.

Plant Secondary Metabolites for Human Health

Plant Secondary Metabolites for Human Health
Author: Megh R. Goyal,P. P. Joy,Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 308
Release: 2019-09-17
ISBN 10: 0429757654
ISBN 13: 9780429757655
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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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, flowers, and fruits of certain plants. These plant products are drawing the attention of researchers because of their demonstrated beneficial effects against disease, particularly diabetes, hypertension, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, among others. The medicinal and nutritional use of plant secondary metabolites is a hot topic and has been receiving extensive attention from both health professionals and the public. This book presents new information on the extraction of bioactive compounds from plants, plant-based drugs, and the innovative use of plant-based drugs for human health.

Extraction Strategies to Recover Bioactive Compounds Incorporation into Food and Health Benefits

Extraction Strategies to Recover Bioactive Compounds  Incorporation into Food and Health Benefits
Author: María del Mar Contreras,Eulogio Castro
Publsiher: MDPI
Total Pages: 94
Release: 2020-05-22
ISBN 10: 3039289691
ISBN 13: 9783039289691
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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We are pleased to present this book, which is a reprint of articles from the Special Issue entitled “Extraction Strategies to Recover Bioactive Compounds, Incorporation into Food, and Health Benefits” published online in the open access journal Foods (ISSN 2304-8158) from 2019 to 2020 (available at: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/foods/special_issues/extraction). Firstly, this book gathers studies addressing several strategies applied to obtain bioactive products and extracts, not only from food matrices but also from agri-food byproducts, which can serve as new natural additives, nutraceuticals, and functional ingredients for pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and food industries. In particular, free and bound phenolic compounds are explored in buckwheat, sesame, and olive leafy byproducts. Overall, these studies outline new valorization methods and offer new opportunities for alternative practices in the agro-industrial sector that help to migrate toward a circular bioeconomy model. This book also presents studies that predict bioactive components in fruits through mathematical tools and support the formulation of a novel beverage rich in resveratrol, a phenolic compound whose bioactivity is well recognized.

Innovative Thermal and Non Thermal Processing Bioaccessibility and Bioavailability of Nutrients and Bioactive Compounds

Innovative Thermal and Non Thermal Processing  Bioaccessibility and Bioavailability of Nutrients and Bioactive Compounds
Author: Francisco J. Barba,Jorge Manuel Alexandre Saraiva,Giancarlo Cravotto,Jose M. Lorenzo
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 370
Release: 2019-06-07
ISBN 10: 0128141751
ISBN 13: 9780128141755
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Innovative Thermal and Nonthermal Processing, Bioacessibility and Bioavailability of Nutrients and Bioactive Compounds presents the implications of conventional and innovative processing on the nutritional and health aspects of food products. Chapters cover the relationship between gastronomic science, nutrition and food science in the development of healthy products, introduce the most commonly used conventional and innovative approaches to preserve foods and extract valuable compounds, describe how processing affects bioavailability and bioaccessibility of lipids, particularly fatty acids, protein, amino acids and carbohydrates, and discuss how processing affects bioavailability and bioaccessibility of minerals, water-soluble vitamins, and fat soluble vitamins. Final sections cover processing, bioavailability and bioaccessibility of bioactive compounds, describing how processing (conventional and non-conventional) is affecting to bioavailability and bioaccessibility of bioactive sulphur compounds, polyphenols, flavonoids, and bioactive peptides. Presents the implications of conventional and innovative processing on the nutritional and health aspects of food products Introduces the most commonly used conventional and innovative approaches to preserve foods and extract valuable compounds Explains how processing (conventional and non-conventional) affects the bioavailability and bioaccessibility of bioactive sulphur compounds, polyphenols, flavonoids and bioactive peptides