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

Bioactive Compounds and Cancer Book Review:

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.

Nutritional Genomics

Nutritional Genomics
Author: Wayne R. Bidlack,Raymond L. Rodriguez
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2016-04-19
ISBN 10: 1439844534
ISBN 13: 9781439844533
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nutritional Genomics Book Review:

The notion of matching diet with an individual's genetic makeup is transforming the way the public views nutrition as a means of managing health and preventing disease. To fulfill the promise of nutritional genomics, researchers are beginning to reconcile the diverse properties of dietary factors with our current knowledge of genome structure and g

Essentials of Human Nutrition

Essentials of Human Nutrition
Author: Jim Mann,Stewart Truswell
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 695
Release: 2012-01-26
ISBN 10: 0199566348
ISBN 13: 9780199566341
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Essentials of Human Nutrition Book Review:

For those embarking on courses in nutrition or related subjects, Essentials of Human Nutrition offers a broad, quality survey of the field. Chapters written by international experts chart the involvement and impact of nutrition across different age groups and from the genetic to the community level. It draws together the wide spectrum of disciplines, from biochemistry to counselling, necessary to promote the practical application of nutritional science at the human level, providing everything a student needs to appreciate the increasingly recognized importance of nutrition to health and disease.

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Arthritis and Related Inflammatory Diseases

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Arthritis and Related Inflammatory Diseases
Author: Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 654
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 012397156X
ISBN 13: 9780123971562
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Arthritis and Related Inflammatory Diseases Book Review:

Antioxidant flavonoids for arthritis treatment : Human and animal models / S.G. Somasundaram, B. Oommen -- Inflammation in arthritis / N.J. Correa-Matos, S.B. Vaghefi -- Effects of beef on inflammation affecting arthritis / A.E. Galena -- Contribution of bioactive foods and their emerging role in immunomodulation, inflammation, and arthritis / N. Khan ... [et al.] -- Curcumin and joint health : From traditional knowledge to clinical validation / S. Togni, G. Appendino -- Dried plum and bone health / B.J. Smith, E. Rendina, E.A. Lucas -- The alkaline way : Integrative management of rheumatoid arthritisand other autoimmune conditions / R. Jaffe -- Marine omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and rheumatoid arthritis / P.C. Calder -- Diet modulated inflammation in chronic disease : An overview / G. Egger -- Food supplements and immune function in humans / J. Romeo ... [et al.] -- Natural antioxidants and resistance to infection / M.A. Puertollano ... [et al.] -- The effects of flavonoids on ...

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Cardiovascular Disease

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Cardiovascular Disease
Author: Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 746
Release: 2012-10-22
ISBN 10: 0123965403
ISBN 13: 9780123965400
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Cardiovascular Disease Book Review:

One major example of the synergy of bioactive foods and extracts is their role as an antioxidant and the related remediation of cardiovascular disease. There is compelling evidence to suggest that oxidative stress is implicated in the physiology of several major cardiovascular diseases including heart failure and increased free radical formation and reduced antioxidant defences. Studies indicate bioactive foods reduce the incidence of these conditions, suggestive of a potential cardioprotective role of antioxidant nutrients. Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Cardiovascular Disease investigates the role of foods, herbs and novel extracts in moderating the pathology leading to cardiovascular disease. It reviews existing literature, and presents new hypotheses and conclusions on the effects of different bioactive components of the diet. Addresses the most positive results from dietary interventions using bioactive foods to impact cardiovascular disease Documents foods that can affect metabolic syndrome and other related conditions Convenient, efficient and effective source that allows readers to identify potential uses of compounds – or indicate those compounds whose use may be of little or no health benefit Associated information can be used to understand other diseases that share common etiological pathways

Environmental Epigenetics

Environmental Epigenetics
Author: L. Joseph Su,Tung-chin Chiang
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 321
Release: 2015-05-18
ISBN 10: 1447166787
ISBN 13: 9781447166788
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environmental Epigenetics Book Review:

This book examines the toxicological and health implications of environmental epigenetics and provides knowledge through an interdisciplinary approach. Included in this volume are chapters outlining various environmental risk factors such as phthalates and dietary components, life states such as pregnancy and ageing, hormonal and metabolic considerations and specific disease risks such as cancer cardiovascular diseases and other non-communicable diseases. Environmental Epigenetics imparts integrative knowledge of the science of epigenetics and the issues raised in environmental epidemiology. This book is intended to serve both as a reference compendium on environmental epigenetics for scientists in academia, industry and laboratories and as a textbook for graduate level environmental health courses. Environmental Epigenetics imparts integrative knowledge of the science of epigenetics and the issues raised in environmental epidemiology. This book is intended to serve both as a reference compendium on environmental epigenetics for scientists in academia, industry and laboratories and as a textbook for graduate level environmental health courses.

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for the Aging Population

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for the Aging Population
Author: Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 493
Release: 2013
ISBN 10: 0123971551
ISBN 13: 9780123971555
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for the Aging Population Book Review:

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for the Aging Population presents scientific evidence of the impact bioactive foods can have in the prevention and mediation of age related diseases. Documents foods that can affect metabolic syndrome and ways the associated information could be used to understand other diseases, which share common etiological pathways.

Cancer Prevention Research Progress

Cancer Prevention Research Progress
Author: Raymond P. Arroye
Publsiher: Nova Publishers
Total Pages: 169
Release: 2008
ISBN 10: 9781604561258
ISBN 13: 1604561254
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cancer Prevention Research Progress Book Review:

This book presents the latest research on advances in genetics, molecular medicine, biotechnologies, and behavioural sciences that have an impact on primary, secondary and tertiary cancer prevention. It includes research on (a) Basic mechanisms of neoplastic diseases leading to the identification of molecular pathways that can be employed as targets for cancer prevention. (b) Descriptive, analytical, and molecular epidemiology with emphasis on developing biomarkers of cancer risk assessment and response to cancer prevention. (c) Laboratory and clinical procedures for prognostic evaluation of malignant tumour transformation, progression and response to treatment with cancer preventive agents. (d) Discoveries of natural substances and synthetic agents that have promising cancer preventive potential and elucidating their mechanistic action. (e) Development and assessment of cancer preventive approaches that have potential for being translated into the clinic. (f) Cancer prevention pre-clinical studies and clinical trials. (g) Patient management and education, management of curable lesions, education and lifestyle modification and the role of behavioural factors in cancer aetiology and prevention.

Plants

Plants
Author: BNF (British Nutrition Foundation)
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2008-04-15
ISBN 10: 1405147725
ISBN 13: 9781405147729
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Plants Book Review:

Report of the British Nutrition Foundation’s Task Force Chairman of the Task Force: Professor Malcolm Jackson, University of Liverpool Plants: Diet and Health is an extremely timely publication comprising the comprehensive and authoritative independent report of the British Nutrition Foundation’s Task Force concentrating on bioactive substances and antioxidant nutrients in plant foods. The book focuses on the present state of knowledge and the effect on good health through the intake of these substances in an appropriate diet, looking in detail at any possible protection afforded the body by these substances - against chronic disorders, particularly cancer and cardiovascular disease. This landmark publication includes chapters covering the classification, mechanisms of action and bioavailability of bioactive substances in plants, as well as in-depth coverage of the major plant foods: fruit, vegetables, cereals, nuts and pulses. Important chapters also cover the influence of the gut microflora, the effect of agronomy, storage, preservation, processing and cooking on bioactive substances, and the public health nutrition implications of all the issues raised. The final sections of the book cover the conclusions of the Task Force and the important recommendations made, which should be considered by all those involved in this area. There is also a questions and answers chapter covering topical media issues. Plants: Diet and Health provides essential core information for a wide range of health professionals, including dietitians, nutritionists, general and family practitioners and community nurses (e.g. school nurses, practice nurses and health visitors). Personnel in the food industry responsible for product development, production and packaging will find this landmark publication to be an extremely valuable reference, as will all those involved in the production of dietary supplements in the food and pharmaceutical industries. Lecturers, undergraduates, postgraduates and postdoctoral researchers in nutrition, dietetics, plant sciences, biochemistry, food science and food technology, public health, pharmacy, pharmacology and medicine will also find this book to be of great value in their work.

Functional Foods in Cancer Prevention and Therapy

Functional Foods in Cancer Prevention and Therapy
Author: Yearul Kabir
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 522
Release: 2020-03-22
ISBN 10: 0128165383
ISBN 13: 9780128165386
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Functional Foods in Cancer Prevention and Therapy Book Review:

Functional Foods in Cancer Prevention and Therapy presents the wide range of functional foods associated with the prevention and treatment of cancer. In recent decades, researchers have made progress in our understanding of the association between functional food and cancer, especially as it relates to cancer treatment and prevention. Specifically, substantial evidence from epidemiological, clinical and laboratory studies show that various food components may alter cancer risk, the prognosis after cancer onset, and the quality of life after cancer treatment. The book documents the therapeutic roles of well-known functional foods and explains their role in cancer therapy. The book presents complex cancer patterns and evidence of the effective ways to control cancers with the use of functional foods. This book will serve as informative reference for researchers focused on the role of food in cancer prevention and physicians and clinicians involved in cancer treatment. Discusses the role of functional foods in cancer therapy Presents research-based evidence of the role of herbs and bioactive foods in cancer treatment and prevention Provides the most current, concise, scientific information regarding the efficacy of functional foods in preventing cancer and improving the quality of life Explores antioxidants, phytochemicals, nutraceuticals, herbal medicine and supplements in relation to cancer prevention and treatment Contains a clinical approach to the use of functional foods to prevent and treat cancer Emphasizes the role and mechanism of functional foods, including the characterization of active compounds on cancer prevention and treatment

Bioactive Foods in Promoting Health

Bioactive Foods in Promoting Health
Author: Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 638
Release: 2010-04-06
ISBN 10: 0080958540
ISBN 13: 9780080958545
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Foods in Promoting Health Book Review:

Bioactive Foods in Health Promotion: Probiotics and Prebiotics brings together experts working on the different aspects of supplementation, foods, and bacterial preparations, in health promotion and disease prevention, to provide current scientific information, as well as providing a framework upon which to build clinical disease treatment studies. Since common dietary bacterial preparations are over-the-counter and readily available, this book will be useful to the growing nutrition, food science, and natural product community that will use it as a resource in identifying dietary behavioral modifications in pursuit of improved health as well as for treatment of specific disease, as it focuses on the growing body of knowledge of the role of various bacteria in reducing disease risk and disease. Probiotics are now a multi-billion-dollar, dietary supplement business which is built upon extremely little research data. In order to follow the 1994 ruling, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration with the support of Congress is currently pushing this industry to base its claims and products on scientific research. Research as shown that dietary habits need to be altered for most people whether for continued or improved good health. The conclusions and recommendations from the various chapters in this book will provide a basis for those important factors of change by industry with new uses. Animal studies and early clinical ones will lead to new uses and studies. Particularly the cutting edge experimental and clinical studies from Europe will provide novel approaches to clinical uses through their innovative new studies. Feature: Heavy emphasis on clinical applications (benefits and/or lack thereof) as well as future biomedical therapeutic uses identified in animal model studies Benefits: Focused on therapies and data supporting them for application in clinical medicine as complementary and alternative medicines Feature: Key insights into gut flora and the potential health benefits thereof. Benefit: Health scientists and nutritionists will use this information to map out key areas of research. Food scientists will use it in product development. Feature:Information on pre-and probiotics as important sources of micro-and macronutrients Benefit: Aids in the development of methods of bio-modification of dietary plant molecules for health promotion. Feature: Coverage of a broad range of bacterial consituents Benefits: Nutritionists will use the information to identify which of these constituents should be used as dietary supplements based on health status of an individual Feature: Science-based information on the health promoting characteristics of pre-and probiotics Benefits: Provides defense of food selections for individual consumption based on health needs and current status Feature: Diverse international authoring team experienced in studying prebiotics and probiotics for medical practice Benefits: Unusally broad range of experiences and newly completed clinical and animal studies provides extended access to latest information

Telomerase Inhibition

Telomerase Inhibition
Author: Lucy Andrews
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 193
Release: 2007-11-29
ISBN 10: 1588296830
ISBN 13: 9781588296832
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Telomerase Inhibition Book Review:

Due in part to the selective nature of telomerase inhibition as an anticancer approach, the field has expanded considerably in the past decade. The recent advances in methods of telomerase inhibition encompass many different areas of research including molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, oncology and gerontology. Telomerase Inhibition provides methods and protocols for those researchers. The techniques described in this book should provide the researcher with a diverse and comprehensive set of tools with which to study telomerase inhibition. Leaders in the field provide recently developed methods that have widespread application such as targeting the telomerase holoenzyme, its RNA template and other elements associated with telomerase activity. Additional methods involving the screening of telomerase inhibitors and telomerase inhibition combined with other chemotherapeutic agents are presented. This text, on the cutting edge of the field, will provide investigators with the most recent methods applied to the expanding field of telomerase inhibition.

Herbal and Traditional Medicine

Herbal and Traditional Medicine
Author: Lester Packer,Sissi Wachtel-Galor,Choon Nam Ong,Barry Halliwell
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 1275
Release: 2004-08-30
ISBN 10: 0824752082
ISBN 13: 9780824752088
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Herbal and Traditional Medicine Book Review:

Responding to the increased popularity of herbal medicines and other forms of complementary or alternative medicine in countries around the world, this reference reviews and evaluates various safety, toxicity, and quality-control issues related to the use of traditional and herbal products for health maintenance and disease prevention and treatment. With over 3,550 current references, the book highlights the role of herbal medicine in national health care while providing case studies of widely used herbal remedies and their effects on human health and wellness and the need for the design and performance of methodologically sound clinical trials for the plethora of herbal medicines.

Fermented Foods in Health and Disease Prevention

Fermented Foods in Health and Disease Prevention
Author: Juana Frías,Cristina Martínez-Villaluenga,Elena Peñas
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 762
Release: 2016-09-12
ISBN 10: 0128025492
ISBN 13: 9780128025499
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fermented Foods in Health and Disease Prevention Book Review:

Fermented Foods in Health and Disease Prevention is the first scientific reference that addresses the properties of fermented foods in nutrition by examining their underlying microbiology, the specific characteristics of a wide variety of fermented foods, and their effects in health and disease. The current awareness of the link between diet and health drives growth in the industry, opening new commercial opportunities. Coverage in the book includes the role of microorganisms that are involved in the fermentation of bioactive and potentially toxic compounds, their contribution to health-promoting properties, and the safety of traditional fermented foods. Authored by worldwide scientists and researchers, this book provides the food industry with new insights on the development of value-added fermented foods products, while also presenting nutritionists and dieticians with a useful resource to help them develop strategies to assist in the prevention of disease or to slow its onset and severity. Provides a comprehensive review on current findings in the functional properties and safety of traditional fermented foods and their impact on health and disease prevention Identifies bioactive microorganisms and components in traditional fermented food Includes focused key facts, helpful glossaries, and summary points for each chapter Presents food processors and product developers with opportunities for the development of fermented food products Helps readers develop strategies that will assist in preventing or slowing disease onset and severity

Bibliography of Agriculture

Bibliography of Agriculture
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1998
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015055285145
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Milk Proteins

Milk Proteins
Author: Isabel Gigli
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 296
Release: 2016-09-07
ISBN 10: 9535125362
ISBN 13: 9789535125365
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Milk Proteins Book Review:

Milk proteins have nutritional value and extraordinary biological properties. Research over the last decades has provided new insight into the structure and the function of milk bioactive peptides. Some of these peptides are delivered directly into milk, and some are encrypted in major proteins such as caseins and lactoglobulins. These peptides have antimicrobial functions modulating the gut microflora. Even when milk is undisputedly the first food for mammals, milk proteins sometimes can be a health threat, either because of allergic reaction or because of toxicity. In this regard, in vitro studies showed donkey's casein and major whey proteins to be more digestible than cows' for human consumption. In this book, readers will find updated research on the major milk proteins' structure, bioactive peptides, milk protein allergy, therapeutic strategies, and chemical markers that can be used to detect cow milk intolerance in infants. This book provides the most current scientific information on milk proteins, from structure to biological properties. It will be of great benefit for those interested in milk production, milk chemistry, and human health.

Bioactive Components in Milk and Dairy Products

Bioactive Components in Milk and Dairy Products
Author: Young W. Park
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 440
Release: 2009-06-29
ISBN 10: 0813819822
ISBN 13: 9780813819822
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Components in Milk and Dairy Products Book Review:

Although bioactive compounds in milk and dairy products have been extensively studied during the last few decades – especially in human and bovine milks and some dairy products – very few publications on this topic are available, especially in other dairy species’ milk and their processed dairy products. Also, little is available in the areas of bioactive and nutraceutical compounds in bovine and human milks, while books on other mammalian species are non-existent. Bioactive Components in Milk and Dairy Products extensively covers the bioactive components in milk and dairy products of many dairy species, including cows, goats, buffalo, sheep, horse, camel, and other minor species. Park has assembled a group of internationally reputed scientists in the forefront of functional milk and dairy products, food science and technology as contributors to this unique book. Coverage for each of the various dairy species includes: bioactive proteins and peptides; bioactive lipid components; oligosaccharides; growth factors; and other minor bioactive compounds, such as minerals, vitamins, hormones and nucleotides, etc. Bioactive components are discussed for manufactured dairy products, such as caseins, caseinates, and cheeses; yogurt products; koumiss and kefir; and whey products. Aimed at food scientists, food technologists, dairy manufacturers, nutritionists, nutraceutical and functional foods specialists, allergy specialists, biotechnologists, medical and health professionals, and upper level students and faculty in dairy and food sciences and nutrition, Bioactive Components in Milk and Dairy Products is an important resource for those who are seeking nutritional, health, and therapeutic values or product technology information on milk and dairy products from the dairy cow and speciesbeyond. Areas featured are: Unique coverage of bioactive compounds in milks of the dairy cow and minor species, including goat, sheep, buffalo, camel, and mare Identifies bioactive components and their analytical isolation methods in manufactured dairy products, such as caseins, caseinates, and cheeses; yogurt products; koumiss and kefir; and whey products Essential for professionals as well as biotechnology researchers specializing in functional foods, nutraceuticals, probiotics, and prebiotics Contributed chapters from a team of world-renowned expert scientists

American Doctoral Dissertations

American Doctoral Dissertations
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1997
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105011909459
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Food Factors for Cancer Prevention

Food Factors for Cancer Prevention
Author: Hajime Ohigashi,Toshihiko Osawa,Junji Terao,Shaw Watanabe,Toshikazu Yoshikawa
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 677
Release: 2013-11-27
ISBN 10: 4431670173
ISBN 13: 9784431670179
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food Factors for Cancer Prevention Book Review:

Chemoprevention is currently regarded as one of the most promising avenues for the control of cancer, with human epidemiological and animal studies indicating that the risk of cancer may be modified by changes in diet. Over 100 papers are collected in this volume, the proceedings of the International Conference on Food Factors: Chemistry and Cancer Prevention, held in Hamamatsu, Japan, in December 1995. Special emphasis is placed on chemical, biological, and molecular properties of phytochemicals in teas, fruit, vegetables, herbs, and spices, and on their potential for cancer prevention. Also discussed are the cancer-preventive effects of vitamins, lipids, carotenoids, flavonoids, and other components of diet. The findings presented here will be invaluable to all who are interested in diet and cancer prevention, and especially to biochemists, pharmacologists, food scientists, and nutritionists.

Philosophical Transactions

Philosophical Transactions
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2003
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: CORNELL:31924094723974
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Philosophical Transactions Book Review:

Each issue of Transactions B is devoted to a specific area of the biological sciences, including clinical science. All papers are peer reviewed and edited to the highest standards. Published on the 29th of each month, Transactions B is essential reading for all biologists.