This volume on medicinal foods from the sea narrates the bioactive principles of various marine floral (vertebrate and Invertebrate), faunal (Macro and Micro algal) and microbial sources. Contributions from eminent scientists worldwide explain about the latest advance implications in the development and application of marine originated functional foods, as potential pharmaceuticals and medicines for the benefit of humankind by meeting the present nutraceutical demands.

Key Features

*The latest important information for food scientists and nutritionists
*Peer-reviewed articles by a panel of respected scientists
*The go-to series since 1948


Food scientists in academia and industry and professional nutritionists and dietitians.

Table of Contents

  1. Present and Future Prospects of Seaweeds in Developing Functional Foods
  2. Eresha Mendis and Se-Kwon Kim

  3. Nutritional and Digestive Health Benefits of Seaweed
  4. Niranjan Rajapakse and Se-Kwon Kim

  5. Marine Edible Algae as Disease Preventers
  6. Graciela Guerra-Rivas, Claudia Mariana Gomez-Gutierrez, Ima Esthela Soria-Mercado and Nahara Ernestina Ayala-Sánchez

  7. Potential Role of Marine Algae on Female Health, Beauty and Longevity
  8. Se-Kwon Kim and Ratih Pangestuti

  9. Sea Lettuces: Culinary Uses and Nutritional Value
  10. Se-Kwon Kim, Ratih Pangestuti and Puji Rahmadi

  11. Marine Algal Sources for Treating Bacterial Diseases
  12. M.L. Arvinda Swamy

  13. Physical, Chemical and Biological Properties of Wonder Kelp- Laminaria
  14. Se-Kwon Kim and Ira Bhatnagar

  15. Medicinal Effects of Phlorotannins from Marine Brown Algae
  16. Se Kwon Kim and Himaya S.W.A.

  17. Biological Activities and Potential Health Benefits of Fucoxanthin Derived from Marine Brown Algae
  18. Se-Kwon Kim and Ratih Pangestuti

  19. Phlorotannins and Fucoidans from Marine Macroalgae as Matrix Metalloproteinase Inhibitory Substances and their possible Application as Medicinal Foods
  20. Se-Kwon Kim, Noel Vinay Thomas and Xifeng Li

  21. Protective Effect of Polysaccharide from Hizikia Fusiformis against Ethanol-Induced Toxicity
  22. Hye-Jung Hwang, In-Hye Kim, Taek-Jeong Nam

  23. Functional properties of brown algal sulfated polysaccharides, fucoidans
  24. You-Jin Jeon, W. A. J. P. Wijesinghe and Se-Kwon Kim

  25. Polysacchrides from Capsosiphon fulvescens Stimulate the Growth of Gastrointestinal Cells
  26. Hye-Jung Hwang, In-Hye Kim and Taek-Jeong Nam

  27. Potential Beneficial Effects of Marine Alg


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