Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Liver and Gastrointestinal Disease

Bioactive Foods 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

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.
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Audience

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

 

Book information

  • Published: October 2012
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-397154-8


Table of Contents

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

HUMAN MICROBIOME AND DISEASES: A METAGENOMIC APPROACH

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

GASTRO-PROTECTIVE EFFECTS OF BIOACTIVE FOODS

ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY OF ANTHOCYANINS IN COMMON LEGUME GRAINS

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
Hepatoprotection

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