Dietary Sugar Salt and Fat in Human Health

Dietary Sugar  Salt and Fat in Human Health
Author: Harry G. Preuss,Debasis Bagchi
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2020-04
ISBN 10: 9780128169186
ISBN 13: 0128169184
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dietary Sugar Salt and Fat in Human Health Book Review:

Divided into four main sections, Dietary Sugar, Salt and Fat in Human Health explores the biochemical, pharmacological and medicinal aspects related to the overindulgence of dietary salt, sugar, and fat, along with possible remedies. Beginning with a general overview, the text outlines aspects associated with advancing age and human physiology, such as different aspects of insulin resistance, the advancing age phenomenon, central fat accumulation and metabolic perturbations and the role of the modern Western diet and the influence of dietary sugar, salt, and fat, with particular focus on their relation to multiple biochemical pathophysiological pathways. The second section of the book focuses on the roles of dietary sugars and their correlation with the chronic disease epidemic, with an emphasis on carbohydrate metabolism and its biochemistry, GI absorption, the glycemic index and the influence of fructose. The historical background of dietary sugars is discussed alongside Atkin's hypothesis, and an overview of the correlation between dietary fibre and the glycemic index, including a chapter on sugar addiction. Section three contains an exhaustive review of the influence of dietary salt and its diverse mechanistic aspects, including salt-sensitive hypertension, contribution of two steroid receptor pathways, vascular NO, intrarenal RAAS system and angiotensin. The fourth section highlights the biochemistry of dietary saturated, polyunsaturated and trans fat and its influence on human health and various diseases, and further explores NAFLD and gender specific problems. Chapters in this section also investigate the benefits of the Mediterranean diet as well as myths related to cholesterol. Collected and carefully organized for researchers in nutrition, physiology, epidemiology, or sensory science, this book will also benefit general practitioners, surgeons, nurses, health professionals and practitioners, and students studying the role of diet in cardiometabolic disorders and disease. Demonstrates how a healthy lifestyle impacts lifespan Provides a general overview and outlines aspects associated with advancing age and human physiology Focuses on the roles of dietary sugars and their correlation with the chronic disease epidemic Contains an exhaustive review of the influence of dietary salt and its diverse mechanistic aspects Highlights the biochemistry of dietary saturated, polyunsaturated and trans fat and its influence on human health and various diseases

Dietary Sugar Salt and Fat in Human Health

Dietary Sugar  Salt and Fat in Human Health
Author: Harry G. Preuss,Debasis Bagchi
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 680
Release: 2020-03-06
ISBN 10: 0128169192
ISBN 13: 9780128169193
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dietary Sugar Salt and Fat in Human Health Book Review:

Divided into four main sections, Dietary Sugar, Salt and Fat in Human Health explores the biochemical, pharmacological and medicinal aspects related to the overindulgence of dietary salt, sugar, and fat, along with possible remedies. Beginning with a general overview, the text outlines aspects associated with advancing age and human physiology, such as different aspects of insulin resistance, the advancing age phenomenon, central fat accumulation and metabolic perturbations and the role of the modern Western diet and the influence of dietary sugar, salt, and fat, with particular focus on their relation to multiple biochemical pathophysiological pathways. The second section of the book focuses on the roles of dietary sugars and their correlation with the chronic disease epidemic, with an emphasis on carbohydrate metabolism and its biochemistry, GI absorption, the glycemic index and the influence of fructose. The historical background of dietary sugars is discussed alongside Atkin’s hypothesis, and an overview of the correlation between dietary fibre and the glycemic index, including a chapter on sugar addiction. Section three contains an exhaustive review of the influence of dietary salt and its diverse mechanistic aspects, including salt-sensitive hypertension, contribution of two steroid receptor pathways, vascular NO, intrarenal RAAS system and angiotensin. The fourth section highlights the biochemistry of dietary saturated, polyunsaturated and trans fat and its influence on human health and various diseases, and further explores NAFLD and gender specific problems. Chapters in this section also investigate the benefits of the Mediterranean diet as well as myths related to cholesterol. Collected and carefully organized for researchers in nutrition, physiology, epidemiology, or sensory science, this book will also benefit general practitioners, surgeons, nurses, health professionals and practitioners, and students studying the role of diet in cardiometabolic disorders and disease. Demonstrates how a healthy lifestyle impacts lifespan Provides a general overview and outlines aspects associated with advancing age and human physiology Focuses on the roles of dietary sugars and their correlation with the chronic disease epidemic Contains an exhaustive review of the influence of dietary salt and its diverse mechanistic aspects Highlights the biochemistry of dietary saturated, polyunsaturated and trans fat and its influence on human health and various diseases

Salt Sugar Fat

Salt Sugar Fat
Author: Michael Moss
Publsiher: Signal
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2013-02-26
ISBN 10: 0771057091
ISBN 13: 9780771057090
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Salt Sugar Fat Book Review:

From a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter at The New York Times comes the troubling story of the rise of the processed food industry -- and how it used salt, sugar, and fat to addict us. Salt Sugar Fat is a journey into the highly secretive world of the processed food giants, and the story of how they have deployed these three essential ingredients, over the past five decades, to dominate the North American diet. This is an eye-opening book that demonstrates how the makers of these foods have chosen, time and again, to double down on their efforts to increase consumption and profits, gambling that consumers and regulators would never figure them out. With meticulous original reporting, access to confidential files and memos, and numerous sources from deep inside the industry, it shows how these companies have pushed ahead, despite their own misgivings (never aired publicly). Salt Sugar Fat is the story of how we got here, and it will hold the food giants accountable for the social costs that keep climbing even as some of the industry's own say, "Enough already."

The Case Against Sugar

The Case Against Sugar
Author: Gary Taubes
Publsiher: Anchor
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2016-12-27
ISBN 10: 0451493990
ISBN 13: 9780451493996
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Case Against Sugar Book Review:

From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening exposé that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick. Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent today than ever; obesity is at epidemic proportions; nearly 10% of children are thought to have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. And sugar is at the root of these, and other, critical society-wide, health-related problems. With his signature command of both science and straight talk, Gary Taubes delves into Americans' history with sugar: its uses as a preservative, as an additive in cigarettes, the contemporary overuse of high-fructose corn syrup. He explains what research has shown about our addiction to sweets. He clarifies the arguments against sugar, corrects misconceptions about the relationship between sugar and weight loss; and provides the perspective necessary to make informed decisions about sugar as individuals and as a society.

The Salt Fix

The Salt Fix
Author: James Dinicolantonio
Publsiher: Harmony
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2020-08-04
ISBN 10: 0451496981
ISBN 13: 9780451496980
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Salt Fix Book Review:

What if everything you know about salt is wrong? A leading cardiovascular research scientist explains how this vital crystal got a negative reputation, and shows how to lower blood pressure and experience weight loss using salt. The Salt Fix is essential reading for everyone on the keto diet! We've all heard the recommendation: eat no more than a teaspoon of salt a day for a healthy heart. Health-conscious Americans have hewn to the conventional wisdom that your salt shaker can put you on the fast track to a heart attack, and have suffered through bland but "heart-healthy" dinners as a result. What if the low-salt dogma is wrong? Dr. James DiNicolantonio has reviewed more than five hundred publications to unravel the impact of salt on blood pressure and heart disease. He's reached a startling conclusion: The vast majority of us don't need to watch our salt intake. In fact, for most of us, more salt would be advantageous to our nutrition--especially for those of us on the keto diet, as keto depletes this important mineral from our bodies. The Salt Fix tells the remarkable story of how salt became unfairly demonized--a never-before-told drama of competing egos and interests--and took the fall for another white crystal: sugar. According to The Salt Fix, too little salt can: * Make you crave sugar and refined carbs * Send the body into semistarvation mode * Lead to weight gain, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, and increased blood pressure and heart rate But eating the salt you desire can improve everything, from your sleep, energy, and mental focus to your fitness, fertility, and sexual performance. It can even stave off common chronic illnesses, including heart disease. The Salt Fix shows the best ways to add salt back into your diet, offering his transformative five-step program for recalibrating your salt thermostat to achieve your unique, ideal salt intake. Science has moved on from the low-salt dogma, and so should you--your life may depend on it.

Fat Detection

Fat Detection
Author: Jean-Pierre Montmayeur,Johannes le Coutre
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 643
Release: 2009-09-14
ISBN 10: 9781420067767
ISBN 13: 1420067761
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fat Detection Book Review:

Presents the State-of-the-Art in Fat Taste Transduction A bite of cheese, a few potato chips, a delectable piece of bacon – a small taste of high-fat foods often draws you back for more. But why are fatty foods so appealing? Why do we crave them? Fat Detection: Taste, Texture, and Post Ingestive Effects covers the many factors responsible for the sensory appeal of foods rich in fat. This well-researched text uses a multidisciplinary approach to shed new light on critical concerns related to dietary fat and obesity. Outlines Compelling Evidence for an Oral Fat Detection System Reflecting 15 years of psychophysical, behavioral, electrophysiological, and molecular studies, this book makes a well-supported case for an oral fat detection system. It explains how gustatory, textural, and olfactory information contribute to fat detection using carefully designed behavioral paradigms. The book also provides a detailed account of the brain regions that process the signals elicited by a fat stimulus, including flavor, aroma, and texture. This readily accessible work also discusses: The importance of dietary fats for living organisms Factors contributing to fat preference, including palatability Brain mechanisms associated with appetitive and hedonic experiences connected with food consumption Potential therapeutic targets for fat intake control Genetic components of human fat preference Neurological disorders and essential fatty acids Providing a comprehensive review of the literature from the leading scientists in the field, this volume delivers a holistic view of how the palatability and orosensory properties of dietary fat impact food intake and ultimately health. Fat Detection represents a new frontier in the study of food perception, food intake, and related health consequences.

Eat for Life

Eat for Life
Author: National Academy of Sciences,Institute of Medicine
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 192
Release: 1992-01-01
ISBN 10: 0309040493
ISBN 13: 9780309040495
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Eat for Life Book Review:

Results from the National Research Council's (NRC) landmark study Diet and health are readily accessible to nonscientists in this friendly, easy-to-read guide. Readers will find the heart of the book in the first chapter: the Food and Nutrition Board's nine-point dietary plan to reduce the risk of diet-related chronic illness. The nine points are presented as sensible guidelines that are easy to follow on a daily basis, without complicated measuring or calculating--and without sacrificing favorite foods. Eat for Life gives practical recommendations on foods to eat and in a "how-to" section provides tips on shopping (how to read food labels), cooking (how to turn a high-fat dish into a low-fat one), and eating out (how to read a menu with nutrition in mind). The volume explains what protein, fiber, cholesterol, and fats are and what foods contain them, and tells readers how to reduce their risk of chronic disease by modifying the types of food they eat. Each chronic disease is clearly defined, with information provided on its prevalence in the United States. Written for everyone concerned about how they can influence their health by what they eat, Eat for Life offers potentially lifesaving information in an understandable and persuasive way. Alternative Selection, Quality Paperback Book Club

Innovations and Traditions for Sustainable Development

Innovations and Traditions for Sustainable Development
Author: Walter Leal Filho,Eugene V. Krasnov,Dara V. Gaeva
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 501
Release: 2021-10-16
ISBN 10: 3030788253
ISBN 13: 9783030788254
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Innovations and Traditions for Sustainable Development Book Review:

This book highlights the vital necessity for combining sustainable development processes from different areas, with applications in areas such as science, education and production sectors. These sectors have previously been separated by linguistic and technological barriers. Breaking down these barriers will allow an interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary flow of information, leading to greater efficiency, and towards a more real resilient and sustainable economy development. This book fills in the gap in respect of publications addressing aspects of innovation and sustainable development and focuses on a range of areas, such as I. Gradual transition to innovative development; II. Continuity of technology in education, science and industry; III. Convergency directions, interdisciplinary relations in scientific research; IV. Digital technologies for sustainable development; V. Global trends and regional aspects of innovation and traditions in environmental management; VI. International legal regulations and environmental and economic relations among business communities. The publication fosters the global efforts towards taking better advantage of the many opportunities which innovation in specific areas may offer.

Guideline Sugars Intake for Adults and Children

Guideline  Sugars Intake for Adults and Children
Author: World Health Organization
Publsiher: World Health Organization
Total Pages: 50
Release: 2015-03-31
ISBN 10: 9241549025
ISBN 13: 9789241549028
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Guideline Sugars Intake for Adults and Children Book Review:

This guideline provides updated global, evidence-informed recommendations on the intake of free sugars to reduce the risk of NCDs in adults and children, with a particular focus on the prevention and control of unhealthy weight gain and dental caries. The recommendations in this guideline can be used by policy-makers and programme managers to assess current intake levels of free sugars in their countries relative to a benchmark. They can also be used to develop measures to decrease intake of free sugars, where necessary, through a range of public health interventions. Examples of such interventions and measures that are already being implemented by countries include food and nutrition labelling, consumer education, regulation of marketing of food and non-alcoholic beverages that are high in free sugars, and fiscal policies targeting foods and beverages that are high in free sugars. This guideline should be used in conjunction with other nutrient guidelines and dietary goals, in particular those related to fats and fatty acids (including saturated fatty acids and trans-fatty acids), to guide development of effective public health nutrition policies and programmes to promote a healthy diet.

Advances in Food Security and Sustainability

Advances in Food Security and Sustainability
Author: Marc J. Cohen
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 306
Release: 2021-10-29
ISBN 10: 0128213086
ISBN 13: 9780128213087
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Food Security and Sustainability Book Review:

Advances in Food Security and Sustainability, Volume Six looks at the challenges, constraints and solutions necessary to maintain a healthy and accessible food supply in different communities. This ongoing series addresses a wide range of issues on food sustainability and security, with chapters in this release covering the Significance of Short Food Supply Chains During Pandemic Times, Food Security Challenges and Opportunities in Indonesia Post COVID-19, Understanding the genetic diversity and association mapping of nutritional traits in graminaceous crops: Progress and prospects, and Traditional foods and food security: Actors, production, and the challenge of integration into markets before and after the pandemic. Contains expertise from leading contributors on presented topics Covers a vast array of subjects related to food security and sustainability Explores challenges related to protecting environmental resources while also meeting human nutritional requirements

The New Sugar Busters

The New Sugar Busters
Author: H. Leighton Steward,Morrison Bethea, M.D.,Sam Andrews, M.D.,Luis Balart, M.D.
Publsiher: Ballantine Books
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2009-08-26
ISBN 10: 0307567958
ISBN 13: 9780307567956
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The New Sugar Busters Book Review:

WIN THE FIGHT AGAINST FAT–THE SUGAR BUSTERS!® WAY When SUGAR BUSTERS! hit the shelves almost five years ago, it quickly became a diet and lifestyle phenomenon. The millions of people across the country on the SUGAR BUSTERS! plan discovered that by simply choosing the correct carbohydrates and lowering their sugar intake, they could shed the pounds they failed to lose with other diets. Now the weight-loss program that swept the nation has been completely revised and updated–incorporating all the newest nutritional findings, health statistics, and scientific studies, and featuring all-new, easy-to-follow recipes and meal plans. Among the wealth of new material in this edition, you’ll find amazing testimonials from men and women who are losing weight and feeling fit the SUGAR BUSTERS! way; frequently asked questions and helpful answers; the latest on diabetes–and how SUGAR BUSTERS! can help prevent it; essential facts on women, weight loss, and nutrition; and new tips, updated charts, and practical exercise suggestions. So arm yourself with the facts and get the figure you’ve always wanted. When it comes to optimal wellness on the SUGAR BUSTERS! program, it’s survival of the fittest–a way of life in which everybody wins!

The Art of Carbohydrate Analysis

The Art of Carbohydrate Analysis
Author: Gerrit J. Gerwig
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022
ISBN 10: 303077791X
ISBN 13: 9783030777913
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Dietary Sugars and Health

Dietary Sugars and Health
Author: Michael I. Goran,Luc Tappy,Kim-Anne Lê
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 418
Release: 2014-12-10
ISBN 10: 1466593776
ISBN 13: 9781466593770
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dietary Sugars and Health Book Review:

Sugar consumption is suspected to play an important role in the pathogenesis of diabetes, cardiovascular disorders, fatty liver disease, and some forms of cancers. Dietary sugars—fructose in particular—also have a potential role in obesity and metabolic diseases. Dietary Sugars and Health presents all aspects of dietary sugars as they relate to health and disease. It provides a review of the current science related to dietary sugars, ranging from historical and cultural perspectives to food science and production to basic research, animal trials, human pathophysiology, epidemiology, and public health policy implications. Each chapter features a concise, thorough summary of the current knowledge, including an overview of cutting-edge research, controversies, and future perspectives. The book provides a balanced approach through global and multidisciplinary contributions as well as input from various sectors, from academia to the food and beverage industry. The overall collection provides readers with a balanced and complete view of the science related to dietary sugars and health. This book is an invaluable reference for food scientists, nutrition scientists, clinical and translational researchers, obesity researchers, physiologists, public health scientists, and policy makers.

Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015 2020

Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015 2020
Author: Department of Health and Human Services,U.S. Department of Agriculture
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 146
Release: 2017-09-05
ISBN 10: 1510726160
ISBN 13: 9781510726161
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015 2020 Book Review:

Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 provides the government's must up-to-date information on diet and health in order to help all children and their families consume a healthy, nutritionally adequate diet. Previous editions of the Dietary Guidelines focused primarily on individual dietary components of the food pyramid, such as dairy, meats, fruits, and vegetables. However, a growing body of new research has examined the relationship between overall eating patterns, health, and risk of chronic disease, and findings on these relationships are sufficiently well established to support dietary guidance. As a result, eating patterns and their food and nutrient characteristics are a focus of the recommendations in the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines . This edition provides guidelines for the seven million Americans who follow vegetarian diets—a number that has tripled in the last ten years. The information in the Dietary Guidelines is used in developing Federal food, nutrition, and health policies, educational materials, and programs. These guidelines are a necessary reference for policymakers and nutrition and health professionals, and a great resource for parents who strive to create a healthy lifestyle for their families. Additional audiences who may use Dietary Guidelines information to develop programs, policies, and communication for the general public include businesses, schools, community groups, media, the food industry, and State and local governments.

Salt Sugar Fat

Salt  Sugar  Fat
Author: Michael Moss
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 449
Release: 2014-01-02
ISBN 10: 0753541475
ISBN 13: 9780753541470
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Salt Sugar Fat Book Review:

The No.1 New York Times Bestseller In China, for the first time, the people who weigh too much now outnumber those who weigh too little. In Mexico, the obesity rate has tripled in the past three decades. In the UK over 60 per cent of adults and 30 per cent of children are overweight, while the United States remains the most obese country in the world. We are hooked on salt, sugar and fat. These three simple ingredients are used by the major food companies to achieve the greatest allure for the lowest possible cost. Here, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Michael Moss exposes the practices of some of the most recognisable (and profitable) companies and brands of the last half century. He takes us inside the labs where food scientists use cutting-edge technology to calculate the 'bliss point' of sugary drinks. He unearths marketing campaigns designed - in a technique adapted from the tobacco industry - to redirect concerns about the health risks of their products, and reveals how the makers of processed foods have chosen, time and again, to increase consumption and profits, while gambling with our health. Are you ready for the truth about what's in your shopping basket?

Examining the Causal Relationship Between Genes Epigenetics and Human Health

Examining the Causal Relationship Between Genes  Epigenetics  and Human Health
Author: Wambuguh, Oscar J.
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 603
Release: 2019-03-22
ISBN 10: 1522580670
ISBN 13: 9781522580676
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Examining the Causal Relationship Between Genes Epigenetics and Human Health Book Review:

For as much as we know about DNA and gene expression, many more mysteries remain to be solved. Epigenetics and epigenomics seek to study heritable modifications in gene expression that do not involve underlying DNA sequences to further human health changes. Examining the Causal Relationship Between Genes, Epigenetics, and Human Health provides innovative research methods and applications of chemical activation or deactivation of genes without altering the original DNA sequence. While highlighting topics including gene expression, personalized medicine, and public policy, this book is ideal for researchers, geneticists, biologists, medical professionals, students, and academics seeking current research on the expanding fields of genomics, epigenomics, proteomics, pharmacogenomics, and genome-wide association studies.

The Dorito Effect

The Dorito Effect
Author: Mark Schatzker
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2015-05-05
ISBN 10: 1501116134
ISBN 13: 9781501116131
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Dorito Effect Book Review:

A lively and important argument from an award-winning journalist proving that the key to reversing North America’s health crisis lies in the overlooked link between nutrition and flavor. In The Dorito Effect, Mark Schatzker shows us how our approach to the nation’s number one public health crisis has gotten it wrong. The epidemics of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes are not tied to the overabundance of fat or carbs or any other specific nutrient. Instead, we have been led astray by the growing divide between flavor—the tastes we crave—and the underlying nutrition. Since the late 1940s, we have been slowly leeching flavor out of the food we grow. Those perfectly round, red tomatoes that grace our supermarket aisles today are mostly water, and the big breasted chickens on our dinner plates grow three times faster than they used to, leaving them dry and tasteless. Simultaneously, we have taken great leaps forward in technology, allowing us to produce in the lab the very flavors that are being lost on the farm. Thanks to this largely invisible epidemic, seemingly healthy food is becoming more like junk food: highly craveable but nutritionally empty. We have unknowingly interfered with an ancient chemical language—flavor—that evolved to guide our nutrition, not destroy it. With in-depth historical and scientific research, The Dorito Effect casts the food crisis in a fascinating new light, weaving an enthralling tale of how we got to this point and where we are headed. We’ve been telling ourselves that our addiction to flavor is the problem, but it is actually the solution. We are on the cusp of a new revolution in agriculture that will allow us to eat healthier and live longer by enjoying flavor the way nature intended.

Current Advances for Development of Functional Foods Modulating Inflammation and Oxidative Stress

Current Advances for Development of Functional Foods Modulating Inflammation and Oxidative Stress
Author: Blanca Hernandez-Ledesma,Cristina Martinez-Villaluenga
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 688
Release: 2021-12-16
ISBN 10: 012822584X
ISBN 13: 9780128225844
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Current Advances for Development of Functional Foods Modulating Inflammation and Oxidative Stress Book Review:

Current Advances for Development of Functional Foods Modulating Inflammation and Oxidative Stress presents the nutritional and technological aspects related to the development of functional foods with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. Specifically, analytical approaches for the characterization of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of healthy foods and functional constituents, as well as technological strategies for the extraction of compounds and fractions from raw materials to produce anti-inflammatory and antioxidant ingredients are addressed. In addition, the molecular mechanisms by which foods and their components can modulate inflammation and their oxidative stress effects on disease prevention are explored. Finally, clinical research addressing nutritional needs in pathological subjects with inflammatory diseases are considered. Covers methods of analysis and extraction of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds Offers an overview of the main anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds in foods Provides a guide on the mechanisms of action and health benefits of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant dietary bioactives

Dietary Polyphenols and Human Health

Dietary Polyphenols and Human Health
Author: Anna Tresserra-Rimbau
Publsiher: MDPI
Total Pages: 248
Release: 2020-12-23
ISBN 10: 3039437933
ISBN 13: 9783039437931
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dietary Polyphenols and Human Health Book Review:

Polyphenols are a heterogeneous group of bioactive compounds mainly found in plant-based foods. Numerous clinical and epidemiological studies have led to the result that polyphenol intake may protect against chronic diseases such as cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, cancer, or type 2 diabetes, to name some. Polyphenol intake estimation can be obtained through food frequency questionnaires and nutritional biomarkers, both having their own advantages and disadvantages. Although the association between these bioactive compounds and health seems irrefutable, many questions remain still unanswered. For instance, more studies are needed to identify possible interactions and effect-modulating variables, such as smoking habit, body mass index, sex, alcohol, hormones, other foods, etc. Moreover, intestinal microbiota seems to play an important role in the metabolism of polyphenols, but it is still unclear how.

Diet and Health

Diet and Health
Author: National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Commission on Life Sciences,Committee on Diet and Health
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 768
Release: 1989-01-01
ISBN 10: 0309039940
ISBN 13: 9780309039949
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Diet and Health Book Review:

Diet and Health examines the many complex issues concerning diet and its role in increasing or decreasing the risk of chronic disease. It proposes dietary recommendations for reducing the risk of the major diseases and causes of death today: atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases (including heart attack and stroke), cancer, high blood pressure, obesity, osteoporosis, diabetes mellitus, liver disease, and dental caries.