Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Arthritis and Related Inflammatory Diseases

Bioactive Food in Chronic Disease States

Edited by

  • Ronald Watson, Professor of Health Promotion Sciences, Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health and School of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, USA
  • Victor Preedy, Department of Dietetics, King's College London, UK

While diet has long been recognized as having potential to alleviate symptoms of inflammatory diseases including arthritis, lupus and fibromyalgia, research indicates that specific foods offer particular benefits in preventing or mitigating specific symptoms. Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Arthritis and Inflammatory Diseases is the only available resource focused on exploring the latest advances in bioactive food research written for the scientist or professional audience.
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Audience

Nutritionists, dieticians, and biomedical researchers who study the effects of bioactive foods on arthritis and other inflammatory diseases; food scientists targeting health-related product development.

 

Book information

  • Published: October 2012
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-397156-2


Table of Contents

ANTIOXIDANT FLAVONOIDS FOR ARTHRITIS TREATMENT: HUMANS AND ANIMAL MODELS

Inflammation in Arthritis

Nutritional Influences on Bone Health and Overview of Methods

Skeletal Effects of Plant Products Other than Soy

Curcumin and joint health: from traditional knowledge to clinical validation

Dried Plum and Bone Health

Inflammation as repair deficit in arthritis

Marine omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and rheumatoid arthritis

Diet modulated inflammation in health : An overview chapter

Food Supplements and Immune Function in Humans

Natural Antioxidants and resistance to Infection

The effects of flavonoids on the immune system

Wheat allergy

Tomato Food Allergy

Indian medicinal plants as immunomodulators: Scientific validation of the ethnomedicinal beliefs

Probiotics and eczema

Immunomodulating effect of polysaccharide

BIOACTIVE FOODS, NUTRIENTS AND HERBS IN INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Probiotics and Prebiotics: Health promotion by immune modulation in elderly

Vit D Binding Protein: Role in osteoporosis

Anti-inflammatory natural foods

Lycopene modulation of Inflammation: Role in disease pathology

Fruit and Vegetables as Functional Foods for Exercise and Inflammation

Inflammation and Nutraceutical Modulation

Modulatory Role of Unsaturated Fatty Acids in Immune Defense against Microorganisms

Probiotics and prebiotics in immune modulation

The role of dark chocolate on inflammation: a bitter taste for a better life

Polyphenols and Inflammation

Fish Oil and C-Reactive Protein

Pycnogenol anti-oxidant Activity and health promotion

Anti-inflammatory Benefits of Pentacyclic Triterpenes

Polyphenols, Promising Therapeutics for Inflammatory Diseases?

Immune alterations in metabolic syndrome: the old story of chicken and egg

Immunomodulation by Food for Mitigating Allergic Disease

Resveratrol and inflammatory/autoimmune diseases

Tart Cherry Fruits: Implications for Human Health

Olive oil and infection