Anti-Angiogenic Functional and Medicinal Foods (Google eBook)

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Jack N. Losso, Fereidoon Shahidi, Debasis Bagchi
CRC Press, Apr 5, 2007 - Technology & Engineering - 736 pages
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The ability to regulate and manipulate the generation or remodeling of blood vessels is key to the successful treatment of many chronic diseases, both oncological and non-oncological. Several bioactive compounds present in human diets are now known to exert an inhibitive effect on the either the signaling or construction of new blood vessels. The identification and characterization of these anti-angiogenic molecules opens a new avenue for the research and production of functional and medicinal foods with far reaching implications for the food-based treatment of chronic degenerative disease.

Drawing from an extensive list of esteemed international contributors, Anti-Angiogenic Functional and Medicinal Foods explores the history and scope of the use of conventional foods, nutraceuticals, and health products in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, India, Australia, and New Zealand. Recent advancements in proteomics, genomics, and toxicogenomics give us a far more detailed picture of the molecular basis of nutrition and systems toxicology. Explaining the role of angiogenesis in various chronic diseases, individual chapters consider endothelial cell responses, the mechanism of the angiogenic cascade, and the angiogenic function involved in tumors, cardiovascular disease, inflammatory arthritis, and obesity. A collection of chapters studies specific foods and their functional bioactive compounds such as the effects of edible berry anthocyanins, various Chinese medicinal foods, dietary flavonoids, probiotics, shark cartilage, EPA and DHA, and marine polysaccharides. The book concludes with a discussion of the challenges faced during the development and delivery of anti-angiogenic functional food products.

Presenting the current research and state of the science, Anti-Angiogenic Functional and Medicinal Foods provides researchers, scientists, clinical nutritionists, and oncologists with a valuable reference to this important and growing mode of therapy.

  

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Contents

Chapter 2 Functional Foods Nutraceuticals and Natural Health Products in Canada
33
Chapter 3 History and Scope of Functional Foods in Japan
49
History and Scope
69
Chapter 5 History and Scope of Functional Foods in China
97
Chapter 6 History and Current Status of Functional Foods in Korea
127
Chapter 7 Australia and New Zealand
139
Chapter 8 Prophylactic Phenolic Antioxidants in Functional Foods of Tropical Island States of the Mascarene Archipelago Indian Ocean
149
History Scope and Dietary Habits
177
Chapter 19 Angiogenesis and Cardiovascular Diseases
441
Chapter 20 Angiogenesis and AntiAngiogenesis in Brain Tumors
453
Chapter 21 Diabetes and Angiogenesis
469
Chapter 22 Obesity and Angiogenesis
499
Angiogenesis Functional and Medicinal Foods
506
Chapter 23 Screening Functional Foods as Inhibitors of Angiogenesis Biomarkers
507
Chapter 24 Role of Edible Berry Anthocyanins in Angiogenesis
527
AntiAngiogenic Properties of Edible Berries and Its Significance in a Clinical Setting
549

Chapter 10 Functional Foods in the European Union
213
Main Issues and Impact on the Food Industry
251
Chapter 12 Functional Foods Legislation in Brazil
275
The Ohmics Technologies and Functional Foods
289
Chapter 13 Principles of Proteomics
291
Chapter 14 Toxicogenomics and Systems Toxicology
315
Angiogenesis and Chronic Degenerative Diseases
348
Chapter 15 Endothelial Cell Responses to Physiological and Pathophysiological Environments
349
Roles of Estrogenic Compounds
365
Chapter 17 Reactive Oxygen Species and Angiogenesis
389
Chapter 18 Angiogenesis in Inflammatory Arthritis
403
Chapter 26 A Novel Nutrient Mixture Containing Ascorbic Acid Lysine Proline and Green Tea Extract Inhibits Critical Parameters in Angiogenesis
561
Chapter 27 Angiogenesis and Chinese Medicinal Foods
581
Chapter 28 Disposition and Metabolism of Dietary Flavonoids
593
Probiotics
611
Chapter 30 Potential AntiCancer Effects of Shark Cartilage
625
Chapter 31 Physiological Effects of Eicosapentaenoic Acid EPA and Docosahexaenoic Acid DHAA Review
635
Modulation of Angiogenesis by Fucoidans
651
Opportunities and Challenges
673
Index
699
Back cover
717
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