The Impact of Dietary Regulation of Gene Function on Human Disease
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...
Published December 4th 2011 by CRC Press
Aging and Health
The fastest growing demographic in both developed and developing societies around the world, the elderly bring unique medical and financial health-care burdens. In response to this phenomenon, a large and growing body of research is directed toward the science of healthy aging. A substantial...
Published April 17th 2008 by CRC Press
Understanding phytochemical–gene interactions provides the basis for individualized therapies to promote health as well as prevent and treat disease. The authors of Phytochemicals: Nutrient–Gene Interactions examine the interactions between phytochemicals and the human genome and discuss the impact...
Published February 21st 2006 by CRC Press
Mechanisms of Action
Phytochemicals: Mechanisms of Action is the latest volume in a highly regarded series that addresses the roles of phytochemicals in disease prevention and health promotion. The text, an ideal tool for scientists and researchers in the fields of functional foods and nutraceuticals, links diets rich...
Published December 14th 2003 by CRC Press
Are soy isoflavones neuroprotective? Just how different is one species of Echinacea from another? Which phytochemicals will be effective as therapeutic agents in vivo? Supported by solid scientific research, Phytochemicals in Nutrition and Health helps provide answers to these and other probing...
Published March 18th 2002 by CRC Press
Phytochemicals as Bioactive Agents focuses on the mechanisms of action of phytochemicals identified as displaying bioactivity in the prevention of cancer, heart disease and other diseases, and the prospects for developing functional foods containing these bioactive compounds. An internationally...
Published March 15th 2000 by CRC Press
A New Paradigm
The phytochemical industry has entered a rapid growth phase internationally. Market demands are driving product development, while science tries to identify specific components that contribute health giving properties at physiological exposure levels. This book presents the findings of...
Published September 13th 1998 by CRC Press
This volume provides a broad review of natural toxicants and natural protectants in food as well as the results of recent research on specific problems. This monograph was developed from a two-day workshop held at Iowa State University. Both harmful and health-protective natural components of food...
Published December 8th 1994 by CRC Press