Functional Foods in Cancer Prevention and Therapy

Functional Foods in Cancer Prevention and Therapy
Author: Yearul Kabir
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 508
Release: 2020-04
ISBN 10: 0128161515
ISBN 13: 9780128161517
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.

Bioactive Foods and Extracts

Bioactive Foods and Extracts
Author: Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 663
Release: 2010-11-11
ISBN 10: 9781439816219
ISBN 13: 1439816212
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Foods and Extracts Book Review:

Though there is considerable historical and anecdotal record for the use and efficacy of the cancer preventative properties of vegetables, fruits, and herbs, modern healthcare professionals require scientific evidence and verifiable results to make defensible decisions on the benefits, risks, and value of botanicals and their extracts in the prevention and treatment of cancers. Presenting research-based evidence of the role of herbs and bioactive foods in the prevention and treatment of cancer, Bioactive Foods and Extracts: Cancer Treatment and Prevention provides the scientific basis for millennia of empirical evidence. Divided into four sections, the book begins with a look at herbal medicines and bioactive foods in cancer prevention in general including the benefits of Greco-Arabic and Islamic herbal medicine, Indian vegetarian diet, and a range of culinary spices. The second section considers specific bioactive foods in cancer prevention. Chapters include in-depth discussions of phytochemicals and their therapeutic action within the body, curcumin-mediated cellular response, and the mechanism and use of prunes and plums, mushrooms, and tomato-based products. The third section takes a focused look at certain cancers such as colon, prostate, breast, and lung cancer. Substances analyzed include ginseng, pentacyclic triterpenes from olives, cruciferous vegetables, and fruit phenolics, as well as alcohol and its associated risks. The final section investigates non-botanical supplements including vitamin D, calcium, selenium, and probiotics. Providing an important scientific and evidence-based record on an increasingly popular branch of modern healthcare, this indispensible reference brings together the analytical research of modern science and the wisdom of herbal and food based medicine and puts them at your fingertips.

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals in Cancer Prevention

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals in Cancer Prevention
Author: Ronald Ross Watson
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 315
Release: 2008-02-28
ISBN 10: 0470290080
ISBN 13: 9780470290088
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals in Cancer Prevention Book Review:

Cancer is a leading cause of death among adults but research shows that the chances of developing cancer can be reduced by lifestyle changes. Increasing numbers of people use dietary vegetables, medicinal herbs, and plant extracts to prevent or treat cancer. Their availability as "over the counter" supplements has contributed to an explosion in the use of herbal extracts and related compounds for health enhancement. This vital resource brings together the worlds leading experts’ research, their conclusions and recommendations on functional foods and nutraceuticals in the prevention and treatment of cancer. Research professionals, academics, hospital-based dietitians, nutritionists, oncology physicians, cancer researchers, marketers and food and drug officials are just a few of the key people who need this book.

The Role of Functional Food Security in Global Health

The Role of Functional Food Security in Global Health
Author: Ronald Ross Watson,Ram B. Singh,Toru Takahashi
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 792
Release: 2018-11-02
ISBN 10: 0128131497
ISBN 13: 9780128131497
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Role of Functional Food Security in Global Health Book Review:

The Role of Functional Food Security in Global Health presents a collective approach to food security through the use of functional foods as a strategy to prevent under nutrition and related diseases. This approach reflects the views of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the World Health Organization, the World Heart Federation and the American Heart Association who advise Mediterranean, Paleolithic, plant food based diets, and European vegetarian diets for the prevention of cardiovascular disease. In addition, the book also emphasizes the inclusion of spices, herbs and millets, as well as animal foods. This book will be a great resource to the food industry as it presents the most efficient ways to use technology to manufacture slowly absorbed, micronutrient rich functional foods by blending foods that are rich in healthy nutrients. Provides greater knowledge on functional food security Highlights the necessary changes to the western diet that are needed to achieve food security Explains the utility and necessity of functional food security in the prevention of noncommunicable diseases Presents policy changes in food production for farmers and the larger food industry Offers suggestions on what can be done to enhance functional food production while simultaneously decreasing production costs

Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods in Human Health and Disease Prevention

Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods in Human Health and Disease Prevention
Author: Debasis Bagchi,Harry G. Preuss,Anand Swaroop
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 700
Release: 2015-10-15
ISBN 10: 1482237229
ISBN 13: 9781482237221
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods in Human Health and Disease Prevention Book Review:

Functional foods and nutraceuticals, dietary supplements, and natural antioxidants have established their potential roles in the protection of human health against disease. Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods in Human Health and Disease Prevention examines the benefits, efficacy, and success of properly designed nutraceuticals and functional foods in human health and their possible application in disease prevention. The book demonstrates diverse disease pathophysiology and how nutraceuticals and functional food can be used to combat and prevent disease. The book discusses global food habits and trends, safety and toxicology, and how food addiction or overindulgence of food can lead to a variety of disease states. It then highlights how supplements help in disease prevention. Although a significant number of nutraceuticals and functional foods have demonstrated their efficacy, a large number of supplements are still surviving on false claims. Therefore, the editors underscore risks and benefits, and why government regulatory agencies are so critical of these nutraceutical supplements. With the global nutraceuticals market expected to reach $204.8 billion by 2017, what once seemed a very niche sector has become big business. An overview of nutraceuticals and functional foods and their application in human health, this book exhaustively covers antioxidants, functional foods, and nutraceuticals in human health and disease prevention. With contributions from experts and pioneers, the book gives insight into the role of functional foods in optimal diet and exercise.

Korean Functional Foods

Korean Functional Foods
Author: Kun-Young Park,Dae Young Kwon,Ki Won Lee,Sunmin Park
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 564
Release: 2018-04-19
ISBN 10: 1498799663
ISBN 13: 9781498799669
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Korean Functional Foods Book Review:

Koreans believe the adage of food as medicine. Therefore, herbs or fruit ingredients such as ginger, cinnamon, adlay, mugwort, pomegranate, and ginseng are used for their therapeutic effects as much as cooking. This book provide information related to Korean functional food. It first describes the history and culture of Korean foods, and then compares Korean diet tables with other Asian countries and Western countries. Also, the book will cover detailed information of Korean functional foods such as kimchi, soybean products, ginseng, salt, oil and seeds. It also deals with its health benefits and processing methods, followed by rules and regulations related to its manufacture and sales.

Functional Foods Nutraceuticals and Degenerative Disease Prevention

Functional Foods  Nutraceuticals  and Degenerative Disease Prevention
Author: Gopinadhan Paliyath,Marica Bakovic,Kalidas Shetty
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 424
Release: 2011-08-15
ISBN 10: 0470960825
ISBN 13: 9780470960820
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Functional Foods Nutraceuticals and Degenerative Disease Prevention Book Review:

Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals and Degenerative Disease Prevention is a compilation of different segments of functional foods and nutraceuticals focusing on their mechanism of action in the human body leading to disease prevention. Numerous chapters deal with different functional foods in terms of their efficacy, highlighting the mechanism of action of their ingredients. The book focuses on the biochemistry and molecular biology of the disease prevention process rather than simply compiling the benefits of functional foods and nutraceuticals. Aimed primarily at an audience comprised of researchers, industry professionals, food scientists, medical professionals and graduate level students, Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals and Degenerative Disease Prevention offers a mechanism-based interpretation for the effect of nutraceuticals within the human body. Ultimately, the discussion of the biological effects of a variety of functional foods will provide a wholesome approach to the maintenance of health through judicious choice of functional foods.

Nutraceutical and Functional Foods in Disease Prevention

Nutraceutical and Functional Foods in Disease Prevention
Author: Keservani, Raj K.,Sharma, Anil K.,Kesharwani, Rajesh K.
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 569
Release: 2018-07-13
ISBN 10: 1522532684
ISBN 13: 9781522532682
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nutraceutical and Functional Foods in Disease Prevention Book Review:

Current research on health, nutrition, and preventative care will always be in demand. As the battles against ailments such as diabetes and heart disease continue, medical professionals are seeking to create a healthier society through nutrition and dietary-based tactics. Nutraceutical and Functional Foods in Disease Prevention is a comprehensive publication providing current research on the dynamic fields of pharmaceutical and biomedical science in relation to nutrition. This book examines the interactions and associations between nutritive value and its therapeutic applications in human health. Touching on topics such as the impact of probiotics in human health and disease treatment, recent trends in functional foods for obesity management, and the clinical role of antioxidants in the treatment of diseases, this title proves a valuable resource for academicians, healthcare practitioners, medical researchers, and higher education students preparing for careers as health professionals.

Functional Foods Ageing and Degenerative Disease

Functional Foods  Ageing and Degenerative Disease
Author: C Remacle,B Reusens
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 792
Release: 2004-06-09
ISBN 10: 1855739011
ISBN 13: 9781855739017
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Functional Foods Ageing and Degenerative Disease Book Review:

Degenerative diseases linked to ageing populations are a growing problem for the developed world. Edited by two authorities, this important collection reviews the role of functional foods in helping to prevent a number of such degenerative conditions, from osteoporosis and obesity to immune system disorders and cancer. The book begins with a number of introductory chapters which discuss the regulation of functional foods in the EU, the role of diet generally in preventing degenerative disease. Part one then examines bone and oral health with chapters on the use of diet to control osteoporosis, the use of functional ingredients to improve bone strength, and ways of maintaining dental health. Part two discusses how obesity can be controlled, whilst part three looks at gut health and maintaining the immune function using functional ingredients such as probiotics and prebiotics. The final part of the book reviews research on functional foods and cancer with chapters on synbiotics, anti-angiogenic functional foods, glucosinolates, dietary fibre and phytoestrogens. Functional foods, ageing and degenerative disease is a standard reference for all those concerned with the role of functional foods in the prevention and control of degenerative disease. Explores diet strategies for preventing diseases including osteoporosis Summarises key management techniques for obesity, irritable bowel syndrome and oral health Presents the role of functional foods in promoting good health

Advances in Nutraceutical Applications in Cancer Recent Research Trends and Clinical Applications

Advances in Nutraceutical Applications in Cancer  Recent Research Trends and Clinical Applications
Author: Sheeba Varghese Gupta,Yashwant V Pathak
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 348
Release: 2019-10-23
ISBN 10: 0429950950
ISBN 13: 9780429950957
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Nutraceutical Applications in Cancer Recent Research Trends and Clinical Applications Book Review:

Dietary supplements and nutraceuticals such as Vitamin A and D, Omega-3 and probiotics are used as part of the cancer treatment as complimenting the main therapy. Several Nutraceuticals have shown to boost the immune responses, while emerging clinical studies and other research suggests that some plant-based agents may, indeed, impact late-stage cancer, influencing molecular processes corrupted by tumor cells to evade detection, expand clonally, and invade surrounding tissues. Advances in Nutraceutical Applications in Cancer: Recent Research Trends and Clinical Applications is an attempt to collect evidence and related clinical information of application of Nutraceuticals to be used in cancer treatment or compliment the cancer treatment. It contains 16 chapters written by experts in related field’s and covers many different aspects of the formulation and development of Nutraceuticals for cancer applications. This book covers efficacy, safety and toxicological aspects of nutraceuticals. It also addresses various novel drug delivery systems of nutraceuticals with anticancer properties, as well as nutraceuticals as supplements for cancer prevention. Features: Offers a comprehensive view of neutraceuticals’ role in cancer prevention and treatment Covers the applications and implications of neutraceuticals in prostate, colorectal, breast and gynecological cancers Discusses the principles of neutrigenomics and neutrigenetics in cancer prevention Explors the role of probiotics and micronutrients in cancer treatment and prevention Nutraceuticals can alter the gut microbiota. Gut microbiome undergoes changes during the disease status and followed by the cancer treatment. Nutraceutical’s role in proliferation and prevention of gynecological cancers, nutraceutical’s role in proliferation and prevention of prostate cancer and role of micronutrients in cancer prevention, both pros and cons, are some of the topics discussed in various chapters in this book. This book is addressed to scientists, clinicians, and students who are working in the area of Nutraceutical applications in cancer treatment.

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals in Cancer Prevention

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals in Cancer Prevention
Author: Ronald Ross Watson
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 315
Release: 2008-02-28
ISBN 10: 0470290080
ISBN 13: 9780470290088
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals in Cancer Prevention Book Review:

Cancer is a leading cause of death among adults but research shows that the chances of developing cancer can be reduced by lifestyle changes. Increasing numbers of people use dietary vegetables, medicinal herbs, and plant extracts to prevent or treat cancer. Their availability as "over the counter" supplements has contributed to an explosion in the use of herbal extracts and related compounds for health enhancement. This vital resource brings together the worlds leading experts’ research, their conclusions and recommendations on functional foods and nutraceuticals in the prevention and treatment of cancer. Research professionals, academics, hospital-based dietitians, nutritionists, oncology physicians, cancer researchers, marketers and food and drug officials are just a few of the key people who need this book.

Natural Products for Cancer Prevention and Therapy

Natural Products for Cancer Prevention and Therapy
Author: Anupam Bishayee,Mukerrem Betul Yerer-Aycan
Publsiher: MDPI
Total Pages: 260
Release: 2018-11-07
ISBN 10: 3038973106
ISBN 13: 9783038973102
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Natural Products for Cancer Prevention and Therapy Book Review:

This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue "Natural Products for Cancer Prevention and Therapy" that was published in Nutrients

Functional Food and Human Health

Functional Food and Human Health
Author: Vibha Rani,Umesh C. S. Yadav
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 694
Release: 2018-10-12
ISBN 10: 9811311234
ISBN 13: 9789811311239
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Functional Food and Human Health Book Review:

Global health and the increasing incidence of various diseases are a cause for concern, and doctors and scientists reason that the diet, food habits and lifestyle are contributing factors. Processed food has reduced the nutritional value of our diet, and although supplementing foods with various additives is considered an alternative, the long-term impact of this is not known. Many laboratories around the world are working to identify various nutritional components in our daily food and their effect on human health. These have been classified as Nutraceuticals or functional food, and they may have preventive and therapeutic effects in a number of pathologies associated with modern dietary habits and lifestyles. This book addresses various aspects of this issue, revitalizing the discussion and consolidating the latest research on nutritional and functional food and their effects in in-vitro, in-vivo and human clinical studies.

Cancer Prevention

Cancer Prevention
Author: Michael P. Osborne
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 183
Release: 2001
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105025782983
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cancer Prevention Book Review:

This volume reviews advances in molecular biology and their applications to cancer prevention. The book presents papers important for both clinicians and researchers, written by experts in cancers of the colon, breast, skin, lung, bladder, and digestive tract.

Inflammation Oxidative Stress and Cancer

Inflammation  Oxidative Stress  and Cancer
Author: Ah-Ng Tony Kong
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 640
Release: 2016-04-19
ISBN 10: 1466503718
ISBN 13: 9781466503717
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Inflammation Oxidative Stress and Cancer Book Review:

Increasing scientific evidence suggests that the majority of diseases including cancer are driven by oxidative stress and inflammation, attributed to environmental factors. These factors either drive genetic mutations or epigenetically modify expression of key regulatory genes. These changes can occur as early as gestational fetal development, and major questions remain as to how dietary/nutritional phytochemical factors biochemically interact with such genetic and epigenetic events. With chapters written by international experts, Inflammation, Oxidative Stress, and Cancer: Dietary Approaches for Cancer Prevention examines the latest developments on the effects of various dietary phytochemicals. Divided into nine sections, the book begins with the basic mechanisms of inflammation/oxidative stress-driven cancer, including an overview of the topic and how to prevent carcinogenesis, the role of obesity in inflammation and cancer, and antioxidant properties of some common dietary phytochemicals. Subsequent sections cover cellular signal transduction, molecular targets, and biomarkers of dietary cancer-preventive phytochemicals, as well as their potential challenges with in vivo absorption and pharmacokinetics. The chapters also examine the cancer-preventive properties of various classes of phytochemicals, including vitamins A, D, and E; omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids; flavanoids and polyphenols; garlic organosulfur compounds and cruciferous glucosinolates; and selenium, traditional Chinese herbal medicines, and alpha lipoic acid. The final section of the book explores the latest developments on the interactions of dietary phytochemicals through epigenetics and the management of chronic inflammation with nutritional phytochemicals.

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.

Nutraceuticals and Cancer

Nutraceuticals and Cancer
Author: Fazlul H. Sarkar
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 380
Release: 2011-11-22
ISBN 10: 9789400726307
ISBN 13: 9400726309
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nutraceuticals and Cancer Book Review:

This book is about Nutraceuticals in cancer therapy, specifically targeted and Adjuvant therapy. It shows several approaches for possibly reducing systemic toxicity. This book illustrates the role of several dietary agents, collectively called nutraceuticals or natural agents in the prevention and/or treatment of human malignancies known to be mediated through alterations in multiple molecular targets. This book contains sixteen chapters which begin with historical perspective on the value of natural agents in the prevention of human malignancies followed by a series of current topics on multiple nutraceuticals targeting multiple cancers. This collection would likely be useful for bringing newer generations with broader perspectives in launching cutting-edge innovative molecular research, which would certainly help in designing targeted clinical trials in order to realize the dream of customize strategies for the prevention and/or treatment of human malignancies without causing any systemic toxicity. Moreover, the knowledge gained would allow novel utilization of nutraceuticals as adjunct to both conventional chemotherapy and radiation therapy in order to improve the overall quality of life and survival of patients diagnosed with cancers.

Lycopene

Lycopene
Author: V R Preedy,Ronald R. Watson
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 472
Release: 2019-09-10
ISBN 10: 1439843430
ISBN 13: 9781439843437
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lycopene Book Review:

Tomatoes have become a dietary staple for humans in many parts of the world. The characteristic deep red color of the ripe tomato fruit and related products is mainly due to lycopene. Lycopene is the predominant carotenoid in tomatoes, followed by a-carotene, b-carotene, g-carotene, and phytoene, as well as by several other minor carotenoids. Tomat

Bio Farms for Nutraceuticals

Bio Farms for Nutraceuticals
Author: Maria Teresa Giardi,Giuseppina Rea,Bruno Berra
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 334
Release: 2011-06-26
ISBN 10: 9781441973474
ISBN 13: 1441973478
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bio Farms for Nutraceuticals Book Review:

"Bio-Farms for Nutraceuticals" can be said to have been born of the NUTRA-SNACKS project within the Sixth Framework Programme Priority on Food Quality and Safety. One objective of NUTRA -SNACK S was to improve the nutritional and eating properties of ready-to-eat products and semi-prepared foodstuffs through better monitoring of the quality and safety of raw materials and the development of innovative processes along the production chain. Another main objective of the project was the production of ready-to-eat snacks with high nutraceutic activity. Seven research institutes and three companies in six European countries were involved in this effort. The co-operation resulted in the production of food having a high content of natural metabolites with the following beneficial health effects: anticancer, antilipidemic, anticholesterol, antimicrobial, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, antihypertensive, anti-inflamatory and antioxidant activities.

Food as Medicine

Food as Medicine
Author: Maurice M. Iwu
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2016-11-25
ISBN 10: 149870610X
ISBN 13: 9781498706100
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food as Medicine Book Review:

This comprehensive book documents African plants used for functional and medicinal foods. It contains more than 60 detailed monographs of African foods, describing foods with various characteristics such as prebiotic, probiotic, satiety, immune modulation, stress-reduction, sports performance, mental acuity, sleep-supporting, metabolic syndrome, antioxidant, and unsaturated fats. Plant description, botanical names and synonyms, plant part used, habitat and distribution, folk use, nutritional content, and chemistry are all fully detailed. The book highlights indigenous African food processing technologies up to the modern era.