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  • Inflammation, Oxidative Stress, and Cancer

    Dietary Approaches for Cancer Prevention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ah-Ng Tony Kong

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    CRC Press

  • Tocotrienols

    Vitamin E Beyond Tocopherols, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Barrie Tan, Ronald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy

    The first 90 years of vitamin E research has produced prolific and notable discoveries, but until the last few decades, attention has been given mostly to the biological activities and underlying mechanisms of alpha-tocopherol, which we now know is one of more than eight vitamin E isomers.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    CRC Press

  • Carotenoids and Vitamin A in Translational Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Olaf Sommerburg, Werner Siems, Klaus Kraemer

    Vitamin A (retinol) is an essential dietary compound with myriad metabolic and regulatory functions. Deficiency can result in vision problems, compromised immune responses, and a host of other medical issues. More than 600 carotenoids have been identified in plants, algae, fungi, and bacteria, and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    CRC Press
    Oxidative Stress and Disease

  • Green Tea Polyphenols

    Nutraceuticals of Modern Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lekh R. Juneja, Mahendra P. Kapoor, Tsutomu Okubo, Theertham Rao

    There is a wealth of published research on the health-promoting effects of green tea and its various components including polyphenols. Green Tea Polyphenols: Nutraceuticals of Modern Life presents a collection of global findings on the numerous health benefits of green tea polyphenols, confirming…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    CRC Press

  • Nutrition-Infection Interactions and Impacts on Human Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mohan Pammi, Jesus G. Vallejo, Steven A. Abrams

    Nutrition and infection are often at a crossroads, interacting with each other and influencing human health. Infection is a major health problem and nutritional deficiency plays a significant role in increasing the risk of infection. Nutrition–Infection Interactions and Impacts on Human Health…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    CRC Press

  • Childhood Obesity

    Causes, Consequences, and Intervention Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael I. Goran

    Childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United States and continues to increase in prevalence in almost all countries in which it has been studied, including developed and developing countries around the globe. The causes of obesity are complex and multi-factorial. Childhood…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26
    CRC Press

  • Pharmaceuticals to Nutraceuticals

    A Shift in Disease Prevention, 1st Edition

    By Dilip Ghosh, R. B. Smarta

    Recently, there has been a fundamental shift in the global health and wellness industry from disease treatment to preventing chronic diseases. The use of nutraceuticals and functional foods in prevention efforts could lead to a decreased dependency on drugs. The pharmaceutical industry recognizes…

    Hardback – 2016-10-21
    CRC Press

  • Juice Processing

    Quality, Safety and Value-Added Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victor Falguera, Albert Ibarz

    The ability to provide quality juices that contain proper vitamins and nutritional components strongly depends on the processes fruits undergo during the various stages of industrial manufacturing. New technologies have been developed to help ensure the production of quality juices without…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    CRC Press
    Contemporary Food Engineering

  • Obesity

    Prevention and Treatment, 1st Edition

    Edited by James M. Rippe, Theodore J. Angelopoulos

    The prevalence of obesity in the United States and the rest of the industrialized world has skyrocketed in the past 20 years. Linked to heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and metabolic syndrome, it is also the leading cause of osteoarthritis and the second leading cause of cancer. With…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    CRC Press

  • Neurodegenerative Disease and Micronutrients

    Prevention and Treatment, 1st Edition

    By Kedar N. Prasad

    The book proposes that a preparation of antioxidants and micronutrients, in combination with standard therapy, may reduce progression and improve management better than standard therapy alone for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington’s disease, as well as PTSD, traumatic brain injury,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    CRC Press

  • Barasi's Human Nutrition

    A Health Perspective, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Michael EJ Lean, Emilie Combet

    Barasi's Human Nutrition: A Health Perspective, Third Edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of nutrition. Thoroughly revised, restructured, and updated, this new edition presents up-to-date scientific information in an accessible and reader-friendly format,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29
    CRC Press

  • The Glycemic Index

    Applications in Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Philippou

    In 1981, David Jenkins, Thomas Wolever, and colleagues introduced the concept of the glycemic index (GI) to differentiate carbohydrates based on the rate of blood glucose rise following their consumption. Although GI was first used in diet therapy for diabetes, research evidence has accumulated…

    Hardback – 2016-08-25
    CRC Press

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