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

Bioactive Food Components Activity in Mechanistic Approach

Bioactive Food Components Activity in Mechanistic Approach
Author: Cinthia Bau Betim Cazarin,Juliano Lemos Bicas,Glaucia Maria Pastore,Mario Roberto Marostica Junior
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2021-11-23
ISBN 10: 0128225904
ISBN 13: 9780128225905
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Food Components Activity in Mechanistic Approach Book Review:

Bioactive Food Components Activity in Mechanistic Approach presents the role of functional foods and bioactive compounds in inflammation. This book focuses on bioactive compounds, including phenolics, prebiotics, carotenoids, tocopherols, bioactive peptides, probiotics, polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fatty acids, and describes their actions in several diseases, mainly obesity and co-morbidities, inflammatory bowel disease, cognitive decline and cancer, and aging. Intended for food, nutrition, and nutraceutical researchers, as well as those studying related fields, the book offers a mechanistic approach that is currently lacking in the market. Explores the mechanistic approach of functional foods in health and disease Contains definitions, case studies, applications, literature reviews, recent developments and text boxes Provides coverage of phenolic compounds, prebiotics and probiotics, carotenoids, tocopherols, bioactive peptides, polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fatty acids, and sulfur compounds

Oxidative Stress Modulators and Functional Foods

Oxidative Stress Modulators and Functional Foods
Author: Junsei Taira
Publsiher: MDPI
Total Pages: 244
Release: 2021-08-30
ISBN 10: 3036509380
ISBN 13: 9783036509389
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Oxidative Stress Modulators and Functional Foods Book Review:

This book “Oxidative Stress Modulators and Functional Foods” is focused on the antioxidant role of natural products, involving their ability to modulate oxidative stress and/or reverse disease studied both in vitro and in animal models. Additionally, the molecular mechanisms of these actions and the modulation of signalling pathways related to inflammation, apoptosis, and survival response in the redox system by natural products are included.

Superfood and Functional Food

Superfood and Functional Food
Author: Viduranga Waisundara,Naofumi Shiomi
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 356
Release: 2017-03-01
ISBN 10: 9535129198
ISBN 13: 9789535129196
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Superfood and Functional Food Book Review:

This book focuses on the usage and application of plant- and animal-based food products with significant functional properties and health benefits as well as their development into processed food. Many chapters in this book contain overviews on superfood and functional food from South America. Details on the functional properties of apiculture products are also included herein. Additionally, an area that is not widely discussed in academia - pet food with functional properties - is also covered. It is hoped that this book will serve as a source of knowledge and information to make better choices in food consumption and alterations to dietary patterns. It is also recommended for readers to take a look at a related book, Superfood and Functional Food - The Development of Superfoods and Their Roles as Medicine.

The Health Benefits of Foods

The Health Benefits of Foods
Author: Liana Claudia Salanta
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 178
Release: 2020-04-01
ISBN 10: 1789859336
ISBN 13: 9781789859331
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Health Benefits of Foods Book Review:

The global market of foods with health claims remains highly dynamic and is predicted to expand even further. Consumers have become increasingly aware of the importance of consuming healthy foods in order to have a well-balanced diet and this has increased the demand for foods with health benefits. On the other hand, the food sector companies are trying to meet the new consumers' expectations while designing a variety of novel, enhanced products. Thus, understanding the potential uses of bioactive compounds in food products, the wide range of therapeutic effects, and the possible mechanisms of action is essential for developing healthier products. Covering important aspects of valuable food molecules, this book revises the current knowledge, providing scientifically demonstrated information about the benefits and uses of functional food components, their applications, and the future challenges in nutrition and diet.

Functional Foods Nutraceuticals and Natural Products

Functional Foods  Nutraceuticals and Natural Products
Author: Dhiraj A. Vattem,Vatsala Maitin
Publsiher: DEStech Publications, Inc
Total Pages: 836
Release: 2015-10-06
ISBN 10: 1605951013
ISBN 13: 9781605951010
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Functional Foods Nutraceuticals and Natural Products Book Review:

Bioactive ingredients in foods and their pharmacological and health effects. Functional foods and bioactives of microbial, plant and animal origin, including probiotics, herbs, spices, vegetables, specialty fruits, seafood and milk components. Impact on the microbiome, emerging metabolic pathways and prevention of chronic and infectious diseases.Techniques for functional food development and evaluation.Regulatory and safety considerations. This volume presents basic and advanced technical information on the sources, mechanisms and safety of food bioactives in the etiology and prevention of chronic and infectious diseases. In this context, it offers details useful not only for understanding but also improving the functionality of foods. It reviews advances in multiple phytochemicals and food ingredients known for positive effects on human physiology, including interactions with the human microbiome. Metabolomic and proteomic techniques are explored as ways of improving the understanding of mechanisms of action, and increasing the therapeutic effectiveness of selected food ingredients. Special attention is given to chemistry, molecular structure and pharmacological effects of bioactive ingredients. Bioactives from a wide range of foods are investigated, including pro- and prebiotics, fungi, yeasts, herbs, spices, fruits, vegetables, seafood and many more. The text provides systematic information needed to develop and validate commercial products incorporating functional ingredients.

Handbook of Analysis of Active Compounds in Functional Foods

Handbook of Analysis of Active Compounds in Functional Foods
Author: Leo M.L. Nollet,Fidel Toldra
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 956
Release: 2012-01-18
ISBN 10: 1439815909
ISBN 13: 9781439815908
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Analysis of Active Compounds in Functional Foods Book Review:

Functional foods offer specific benefits that enhance life and promote longevity, and the active compounds responsible for these favorable effects can be analyzed through a range of techniques. Handbook of Analysis of Active Compounds in Functional Foods presents a full overview of the analytical tools available for the analysis of active ingredien

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Components

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Components
Author: Charis M. Galanakis
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 632
Release: 2021-10-24
ISBN 10: 0323850537
ISBN 13: 9780323850537
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Components Book Review:

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Components: Effects of Innovative Processing Techniques, Second Edition highlights the impact of recent food industry advances on the nutritional value, functional properties, applications, bioavailability, and bioaccessibility of food components. This second edition also assesses shelf-life, sensory characteristics, and the profile of food products. Covering the most important groups of food components, including lipids, proteins, peptides and amino acids, carbohydrates, dietary fiber, polyphenols, carotenoids, vitamins, aromatic compounds, minerals, glucosinolates, enzymes, this book addresses processing methods for each. Food scientists, technologists, researchers, nutritionists, engineers and chemists, agricultural scientists, other professionals working in the food industry, as well as students studying related fields, will benefit from this updated reference. Focuses on nutritional value, functional properties, applications, bioavailability and bioaccessibility of food components Covers food components by describing the effects of thermal and non-thermal technologies Addresses shelf-life, sensory characteristics and health claims

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.

Cereal Grain based Functional Foods

Cereal Grain based Functional Foods
Author: Trust Beta,Mary Ellen Camire
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 362
Release: 2018-09-06
ISBN 10: 1788015320
ISBN 13: 9781788015325
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cereal Grain based Functional Foods Book Review:

Globally, cereal grains are a staple part of the diet providing primarily carbohydrates and other phytochemical components. Detailed coverage of the composition and functionality of the bulk carbohydrate components, specifically starch, beta-glucans, and arabinoxylans, and the trace phytochemical components, i.e. phenolic compounds such as phenolic acids, anthocyanins, deoxyanthocyanins, and proanthocyanidins in cereal grains and grain products is provided. Considerable attention is paid to the interactions between carbohydrate and non-carbohydrate components in grains including starch–protein and starch–lipid interactions and their effects on starch digestibility. The phenolic constituents bound to grain dietary fiber also receive detailed consideration and the final chapter presents a review that discusses whole grain–gut microbiota interactions identifying new areas of research that may contribute to a better understanding of the underlying mechanisms linked to human health. This book provides researchers, clinicians and students with a comprehensive compendium on aspects of whole grain components and brings the literature up to date.

Polyphenols in Human Health and Disease

Polyphenols in Human Health and Disease
Author: Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy,Sherma Zibadi
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 1488
Release: 2013-10-26
ISBN 10: 012398467X
ISBN 13: 9780123984678
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Polyphenols in Human Health and Disease Book Review:

Polyphenols in Human Health and Disease documents antioxidant actions of polyphenols in protection of cells and cell organelles, critical for understanding their health-promoting actions to help the dietary supplement industry. The book begins by describing the fundamentals of absorption, metabolism and bioavailability of polyphenols, as well as the effect of microbes on polyphenol structure and function and toxicity. It then examines the role of polyphenols in the treatment of chronic disease, including vascular and cardiac health, obesity and diabetes therapy, cancer treatment and prevention, and more. Explores neuronal protection by polyphenol metabolites and their application to medical care Defines modulation of enzyme actions to help researchers see and study polyphenols’ mechanisms of action, leading to clinical applications Includes insights on polyphenols in brain and neurological functions to apply them to the wide range of aging diseases

Wild Plants Mushrooms and Nuts

Wild Plants  Mushrooms and Nuts
Author: Isabel C. F. R. Ferreira,Patricia Morales Gómez,Lillian Barros
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2017-01-17
ISBN 10: 1118944623
ISBN 13: 9781118944622
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wild Plants Mushrooms and Nuts Book Review:

Wild Plants, Mushrooms and Nuts: Functional Properties and Food Applications is a compendium of current and novel research on the chemistry, biochemistry, nutritional and pharmaceutical value of traditional food products, namely wild mushrooms, plants and nuts, which are becoming more relevant in diets, and are especially useful for developing novel health foods and in modern natural food therapies. Topics covered will range from their nutritional value, chemical and biochemical characterization, to their multifunctional applications as food with beneficial effects on health, though their biological and pharmacological properties (antioxidant, antibacterial, antifungal, antitumor capacity, among others).

Egg Consumption and Human Health

Egg Consumption and Human Health
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Mdpi AG
Total Pages: 166
Release: 2018-01-11
ISBN 10: 9783038426660
ISBN 13: 3038426660
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Egg Consumption and Human Health Book Review:

The purpose of this Special Issue, "Egg Consumption and Human Health," is two-fold: 1) to address the lack of effect of eggs in increasing heart disease risk (this discussion will be based on what is known from epidemiological analysis and clinical interventions) and 2) to focus on the role of eggs in protecting against chronic disease. Eggs are more than just a cholesterol-containing food. They possess numerous nutritional benefits. This Special Issue will discuss eggs as a source of high-quality protein for individuals across the life spectrum, as a substantial source of choline (a known neurotransmitter involved in cognitive function), and as a source of highly bioavailable lutein and zeaxanthin (two carotenoids well-recognized for their major role in protecting against age-related macular degeneration and cataracts, as well as for their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties). Finally, the potential of incorporating eggs for weight loss interventions, due to their low glycemic index and their satiety effects, will also be discussed.

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
Author: Chukwuebuka Egbuna,Genevieve Dable Tupas
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 642
Release: 2020-08-24
ISBN 10: 3030423190
ISBN 13: 9783030423193
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals Book Review:

Functional foods and nutraceuticals are food products that naturally offer or have been modified to offer additional health benefits beyond basic nutrition. As such products have surged in popularity in recent years, it is crucial that researchers and manufacturers understand the concepts underpinning functional foods and the opportunity they represent to improve human health, reduce healthcare costs, and support economic development worldwide. Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals: Bioactive Components, Formulations and Innovations presents a guide to functional foods from experienced professionals in key institutions around the world. The text provides background information on the health benefits, bioavailability, and safety measurements of functional foods and nutraceuticals. Subsequent chapters detail the bioactive components in functional foods responsible for these health benefits, as well as the different formulations of these products and recent innovations spurred by consumer demands. Authors emphasize product development for increased marketability, taking into account safety issues associated with functional food adulteration and solutions to be found in GMP adherence. Various food preservation methods aimed at enhancing the quality and shelf life of functional food are also highlighted. Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals: Bioactive Components, Formulations and Innovations is the first of its kind, designed to be useful to students, teachers, nutritionists, food scientists, food technologists and public health regulators alike.

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
Author: Rotimi E. Aluko
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 155
Release: 2012-06-05
ISBN 10: 1461434807
ISBN 13: 9781461434801
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals Book Review:

"Functional food or medicinal food is any fresh or processed food claimed to have a health-promoting and/or disease-preventing property beyond the basic nutritional function of supplying nutrients, although there is no consensus on an exact definition of the term. This is an emerging field in food science, in which such foods are usually accompanied by health claims for marketing purposes, such as a company's ‘cereal is a significant source of fiber. Studies have shown that an increased amount of fiber in one's diet can decrease the risk of certain types of cancer in individuals.’ Functional foods are sometimes called nutraceuticals, a portmanteau of nutrition and pharmaceutical, and can include food that has been genetically modified. The general category includes processed food made from functional food ingredients, or fortified with health-promoting additives, like "vitamin-enriched" products, and also fresh foods (e.g., vegetables) that have specific claims attached. Fermented foods with live cultures are often also considered to be functional foods with probiotic benefits."

Recent Advances in Redox Active Plant and Microbial Products

Recent Advances in Redox Active Plant and Microbial Products
Author: Claus Jacob,Gilbert Kirsch,Alan Slusarenko,Paul G. Winyard,Torsten Burkholz
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 482
Release: 2014-11-25
ISBN 10: 9401789533
ISBN 13: 9789401789530
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Recent Advances in Redox Active Plant and Microbial Products Book Review:

Nature endows us with a treasure chest of Green Gold full of amazing ‘redox-active’ substances which interfere with numerous biological processes in our own body, in animals, bacteria, fungi and plants. Whilst such natural products are all around and also in us, we still do not fully understand how these compounds actually work. This book attempts to resolve some of the mysteries and riddles associated with such products. Written by more than thirty international experts from academia and industry, it places a focus on modern developments in this field and considers such natural products from various angles, from their isolation and characterization all along to product development and commercialization. Throughout, the reader will be confronted with modern approaches which enable the efficient identification and isolation of new natural products, help to elucidate their mode(s) of action and permit practical uses in Medicine, Cosmetics, Agriculture, Industry and as functional foods.

Plant Based Functional Foods and Phytochemicals

Plant Based Functional Foods and Phytochemicals
Author: Megh R. Goyal,Arijit Nath,Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 348
Release: 2021-03-30
ISBN 10: 100009023X
ISBN 13: 9781000090239
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Plant Based Functional Foods and Phytochemicals Book Review:

Plant-Based Functional Foods and Phytochemicals: From Traditional Knowledge to Present Innovation covers the importance of the therapeutic health benefits of phytochemicals derived from plants. It discusses the isolation of potential bioactive molecules from plant sources along with their value to human health. It focuses on physical characteristics, uniqueness, uses, distribution, traditional and nutritional importance, bioactivities, and future trends of different plant-based foods and food products. Functional foods, beyond providing basic nutrition, may offer a potentially positive effect on health and cures for various disease conditions, such as metabolic disorders (including diabetes), cancer, and chronic inflammatory reactions. The volume looks at these natural products and their bioactive compounds that are increasingly utilized in preventive and therapeutic medications and in the production of pharmaceutical supplements and as food additives to increase functionality. It also describes the concept of extraction of bioactive molecules from plant sources, both conventional and modern extraction techniques, available sources, biochemistry, structural composition, and potential biological activities.

Nutrition and Immunity

Nutrition and Immunity
Author: Maryam Mahmoudi,Nima Rezaei
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 515
Release: 2019-07-30
ISBN 10: 3030160734
ISBN 13: 9783030160739
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nutrition and Immunity Book Review:

This volume provides readers with a systematic assessment of current literature on the link between nutrition and immunity. Chapters cover immunonutrition topics such as child development, cancer, aging, allergic asthma, food intolerance, obesity, and chronic critical illness. It also presents a thorough review of microflora of the gut and the essential role it plays in regulating the balance between immune tolerance and inflammation. Written by experts in the field, Nutrition and Immunity helps readers to further understand the importance of healthy dietary patterns in relation to providing immunity against disorders and offering readily available immunonutritional programming in clinical care. It will be a valuable resource for dietitians, immunologists, endocrinologists and other healthcare professionals.

Nutraceuticals in Brain Health and Beyond

Nutraceuticals in Brain Health and Beyond
Author: Dilip Ghosh
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 476
Release: 2020-11-12
ISBN 10: 0128206101
ISBN 13: 9780128206102
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nutraceuticals in Brain Health and Beyond Book Review:

Nutraceuticals in Brain Health and Beyond focuses on a variety of health disorders where intervention with nutritional supplements prove valuable, such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, autism, and attention-deficit disorder in children. In addition, Nutraceuticals in Brain Health and Beyond addresses "herb-nutra psychiatry" which is a field of research focused on developing a comprehensive, cohesive, and scientifically rigorous evidence base to shift conceptual thinking around the role of diet and nutrition in mental health. Intended for nutrition researchers, nutritionists, dieticians, regulatory bodies, health professionals, and students studying related fields, Nutraceuticals in Brain Health and Beyond will be a useful reference in understanding the links between nutrition and brain health. • Addresses nutritional psychiatry and cognitive health at all stages of the lifespan • Contains extensive coverage of vitamins, minerals, botanicals, and other nutrients • Offers novel insight into cognitive dysfunctions including depression and other neurodegenerative disorders • Explores the role of genomics and epigenetics, including discussion of the gut–brain axis

Phytochemical Functional Foods

Phytochemical Functional Foods
Author: Ian Johnson,Gary Williamson
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2003-05-27
ISBN 10: 9780849317545
ISBN 13: 0849317541
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Phytochemical Functional Foods Book Review:

Plant foods are rich in micronutrients, but they also contain an immense variety of biologically-active, non-nutritive compounds that contribute to colour, flavour and other characteristics. This book assesses the health benefits of phytochemicals, as well as the functional benefits of particular groups of phytochemicals such as phytoestogens, carotenoids and flavonoids. It covers key safety and quality issues in developing phytochemical products, instituting appropriate intake levels, testing for safety and establishing health claims through clinical trials. This book will establish itself as a standard reference on one of the most important sectors in the functional foods market.