Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Liver and Gastrointestinal Disease: Bioactive Foods in Chronic Disease States

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Ronald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy
Academic Press, Oct 22, 2012 - Technology & Engineering - 802 pages

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Liver and Gastrointestinal Disease provides valuable insights for those seeking nutritional treatment options for those suffering from liver and/or related gastrointestinal disease including Crohn’s, allergies, and colitis among others. Information is presented on a variety of foods including herbs, fruits, soy and olive oil. This book serves as a valuable resource for researchers in nutrition, nephrology, and gastroenterology.

  • Addresses the most positive results from dietary interventions using bioactive foods to impact diseases of the liver and gastrointestinal system, including reduction of inflammation, improved function, and nutritional efficiency
  • Presents a wide range of liver and gastrointestinal diseases and provides important information for additional research
  • Associated information can be used to understand other diseases, which share common etiological pathways
 

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Contents

The Alkaline Way in Digestive Health
1
Functional Assessment of Gastrointestinal Health
23
Antioxidants in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn Disease
37
Omega6 and Omega3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
55
Alcohol and Gastrointestinal Tract Function
81
Dangerous Herbal WeightLoss Supplements
119
Milk Bacteria Role in Treating Gastrointestinal Allergies
127
Nutritional Functions of Polysaccharides from Soy Sauce in the Gastrointestinal Tract
139
Omega 3 Fatty Acids and Bioactive Foods From Biotechnology to Health Promotion
401
Carotenoids Liver Diseases Prevention
421
Omega3 Fatty Acids and Early Life Nutritional Programming Lessons from the Avian Model
437
Prebiotics Probiotics and Health Promotion An Overview
449
Gastroprotective Effects of Bioactive Foods
465
Antioxidant Activity of Anthocyanins in Common Legume Grains
485
Antioxidant Capacity of Pomegranate Juice and Its Role in Biological Activities
499
Dietary Bioactive Functional Polyphenols in Chronic Lung Diseases
513

Nutrition Dietary Fibers and Cholelithiasis Cholelithiasis and Lipid Lowering
149
Indian Medicinal Plants and Spices in the Prevention and Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis
173
Ginger Zingiber officinale Roscoe An Ancient Remedy and Modern Drug in Gastrointestinal Disorders
187
The Role of Microbiota and Probiotics on the Gastrointestinal Health Prevention of Pathogen Infections
201
Probiotics and Irritable Bowel Syndrome
215
Antioxidant Luteolin Exhibits Antiinflammatory Effect in In Vitro Gut Inflammation Model
227
Human Microbiome and Diseases A Metagenomic Approach
235
Folate Production by Lactic Acid Bacteria
251
Probiotics against Digestive Tract Viral Infections
271
Probiotic Bacteria as Mucosal Immune System Adjuvants
285
Medicinal Plants as Remedies for Gastrointestinal Ailments and Diseases A Review
301
Review on the Protective Effects of the Indigenous Indian Medicinal Plant Bael Aegle marmelos Correa in Gastr
313
Gastrointestinal and Hepatoprotective Effects of Ocimum sanctum L Syn Holy Basil or Tulsi Validation of the E
325
Turmeric Curcuma longa L the Golden Curry Spice as a Nontoxic Gastroprotective Agent A Review
337
Nutrition Dietary Fibers and Cholelithiasis Apple Pulp Fibers Clinical Trials
349
Gastrointestinal Protective Effects of Eugenia jambolana Lam Black Plum and Its Phytochemicals
369
Preventing the Epidemic of NonCommunicable Diseases An Overview
383
Antioxidant Capacity of Medicinal Plants
527
Chinese Herbal Products in the Prevention and Treatment of Liver Disease
537
Bioactive Foods and Supplements for Protection against Liver Diseases
557
The Role of Prebiotics in Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases
569
The Role of Curcumin in Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases
585
TollLike Receptors and Intestinal Immune Tolerance
597
Psychological Mechanisms of Dietary Change in Adulthood
611
Biochemical Mechanisms of Fatty Liver and Bioactive Foods Fatty Liver Diagnosis Nutrition Therapy
623
Hepatoprotective Effects of Zingiber officinale Roscoe Ginger A Review
657
Betel Leaf Piper betel Linn The Wrongly Maligned Medicinal and Recreational Plant Possesses Potent Gastrointes
673
Hepatoprotective Effects of Picroliv The Ethanolic Extract Fraction of the Endangered Indian Medicinal Plant Pic
685
Scientific Validation of the Hepatoprotective Effects of the Indian Gooseberry Emblica officinalis Gaertn A Re
697
Biochemical Mechanisms of Fatty Liver and Bioactive Foods Wild Foods Bioactive Foods Clinical Trials in Hepato
709
Phytochemicals Are Effective in the Prevention of EthanolInduced Hepatotoxicity Preclinical Observations
743
Index
759
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Ronald Ross Watson, PhD, is Professor of Health Promotion Sciences at the University of Arizona, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. Dr. Watson began his research in public health at the Harvard School of Public Health as a Fellow in 1971 doing field work on vaccines in Saudi Arabia. He has done clinical studies in Colombia, Iran, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United States which provides a broad international view of public health. He has served in the military reserve hospital for 17 years with extensive training in medical responses to disasters as the chief biochemistry officer of a general hospital, retiring as a Lt. Colonel. He is a distinguished member of several national and international nutrition, immunology, and cancer societies. Dr. Watson’s career has involved studying many lifestyle aspects for their uses in health promotion. He has edited over 100 biomedical reference books and 450 papers and chapters. His teaching and research focuses on alcohol, tobacco, and drugs of abuse in heart function and disease in mouse models.

Victor R. Preedy BSc, PhD, DSc, FRSB, FRSPH, FRCPath, FRSC is a staff member of the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine within King's College London. He is also a member of the Division of Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences (research) and the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics (teaching). Professor Preedy is also Director of the Genomics Centre of King's College London.

Professor Preedy graduated in 1974 with an Honours Degree in Biology and Physiology with Pharmacology. He gained his University of London PhD in 1981. In 1992, he received his Membership of the Royal College of Pathologists and in 1993 he gained his second doctorate (DSc), for his outstanding contribution to protein metabolism in health and disease. Professor Preedy was elected as a Fellow to the Institute of Biology in 1995 and to the Royal College of Pathologists in 2000. Since then he has been elected as a Fellow to the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health (2004) and The Royal Institute of Public Health (2004). In 2009, Professor Preedy became a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health and in 2012 a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Professor Preedy has carried out research when attached to Imperial College London, The School of Pharmacy (now part of University College London) and the MRC Centre at Northwick Park Hospital. He has collaborated with research groups in Finland, Japan, Australia, USA and Germany. Prof Preedy is a leading expert on the science of health and has a long standing interest in neurological disease and tissue pathology. He has lectured nationally and internationally. To his credit, Professor Preedy has published over 600 articles, which includes peer-reviewed manuscripts based on original research, abstracts and symposium presentations, reviews and numerous books and volumes.

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