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Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Liver and Gastrointestinal Disease

Bioactive Foods in Chronic Disease States

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.


Nutritionists, dieticians, and biomedical researchers who focus on identifying the causes of gastrointestinal and related liver diseases; food scientists targeting health-related product development

Hardbound, 802 Pages

Published: October 2012

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-397154-8


  • The Alkaline Way in Digestive Health

    Functional Assessment of Gastrointestinal Health

    Antioxidants in inflammatory bowel disease; Ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease

    Omega-6 and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and inflammatory bowel diseases

    Alcohol and gastrointestinal tract function

    Dangerous Herbal Weight Loss Supplements

    Milk bacteria: Role in treating GI allergies

    Nutritional functions of polysaccharides from soy sauce in the gastrointestinal tract

    Nutrition, Dietary Fibers and Cholelithiasis. Cholelithiasis, lipid lowering

    Indian medicinal plants and spices in the prevention and treatment of ulcerative colitis

    Ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) an ancient remedy and modern drug in gastrointestinal disorders

    The role of microbiota and probiotics on the gastrointestinal health: prevention of pathogen infections

    Probiotics and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Antioxidant, luteolin exhibits anti-inflammatory effect in in vitro gut-inflammation model


    Folate production by lactic acid bacteria

    Probiotics against digestive tract viral infections

    Probiotic bacteria as Mucosal immune system adjuvant

    Medicinal plants as remedies for gastrointestinal ailments and diseases: a review

    Review on the gastrointestinal protective effects of the indegeneous Indian medicinal plant Bael (Aegle marmelos Correa)

    Gastrointestinal and Hepatoprotective effects of Ocimum sanctum L. Syn (Holy basil or Tulsi): validation of the ethnomedicinal observation

    Turmeric (Curcuma longa L) the golden curry spice as a non-toxic gastroprotective agent: a review

    Nutrition, Dietary Fibers and Cholelithiasis: Apple pulp, fibers, clinical trials

    Gastrointestinal protective effects of Eugenia jambolana LAM.  (black plum) and its phytochemicals: a concise review

    Plant sterols and artery disease

    Preventing The Diet Induced Disease Epidemic: An Overview

    Prickly Pear Cactus (“nopal”) for the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes mellitus

    Carotenoids: Liver diseases and prevention

    Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Early Life Nutritional Programming: Lessons from the Avian Model

    Prebiotics, Probiotics and Health Promotion: an Overview



    Antioxidant capacity of pomegranate juices and their role in its biological activities

    Anti-Inflammatory Actions of Pycnogenol: Diabetes and Arthritis

    Dietary Bioactive Functional Polyphenols in Chronic Lung Diseases

    Antioxidant capacity of medicinal plants

    Chinese herbal products in the prevention and treatment of liver disease

    Bioactive Foods and Supplements for protection against Liver Diseases

    The role of prebiotics in GI and liver diseases

    The role of curcumin in GI and liver diseases

    TLRs and intestinal immune tolerance

    Psychological mechanisms of dietary change in adulthood

    Biochemical Mechanisms of Fatty Liver and Role of Bioactive Foods: Fatty Liver, Diagnosis, Nutrition Therapy, Herbs

    Hepatoprotective effects of Zingiber officinale Roscoe (ginger): a review

    Betel leaf (Piper betel Linn), a wrongly maligned medicinal and dietary plant possess potent gastrointestinal and hepatoprotective effects

    Hepatoprotective effects of Picroliv, the ethanolic extract fraction of the endangered Indian medicinal plant
    Picrorhiza kurroa Royle ex. Benth

    Scientific validation of the hepatoprotective effects of the Indian gooseberry (Emblica officinalis Gaertn): a review

    Biochemical Mechanisms of Fatty Liver and Bioactive Foods: Wild foods, Bioactive Foods, Clinical trials in

    Phytochemicals are effective in the prevention of ethanol-induced hepatotoxicity: preclinical observations



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