Marine Medicinal Foods, Volume 64

1st Edition

Implications and Applications, Macro and Microalgae

Serial Editors: Steve Taylor
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123876690
eBook ISBN: 9780123877000
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 9th November 2011
Page Count: 488
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Table of Contents


Present and Future Prospects of Seaweeds in Developing Functional Foods

I. Functional Foods and Disease Prevention

II. Potential of Seaweeds as a Source to Develop Functional Foods

III. Biochemical Compositional Analysis of Seaweeds that Cater to the Potential of Seaweeds as a Source to Develop Functional Foods

IV. Present Situation and Potential of Seaweeds for Novel Functional Food Product Developments

Nutritional and Digestive Health Benefits of Seaweed

I. Seaweed as a Food

II. Intervention of Seaweed to Enhance Human Nutrition

III. Dietary Fiber in Seaweed Helps to Ameliorate Digestive Health

IV. Nutrition-Related other Health Benefits of Seaweed

Marine Edible Algae as Disease Preventers

I. Introduction

II. Marine Algae as Food Health Promoters

III. Algae as Functional Food: The Preventing Disease Potential

IV. Conclusion

Potential Role of Marine Algae on Female Health, Beauty, and Longevity

I. Introduction

II. Potential Role of Marine Algae on Female Health, Beauty, and Longevity

III. Conclusions

Sea Lettuces

I. Introduction

II. Culinary Uses of Sea Lettuces

III. Nutritional Value of Sea Lettuces

IV. Conclusions

Marine Algal Sources for Treating Bacterial Diseases

I. Introduction

II. Marine Algal Sources as Therapeutics

III. Types of Marine Algae used for Antibacterial Screening

IV. Bioactive Compounds of Marine Algae

V. Marine Algae Against Human Pathogenic Drug/Multidrug-Resistant Strains

VI. Marine Algae in Controlling Biofilm/Antifouling Bacteria

VII. Algal Sources for Treating Fish Bacterial Disease

VIII. Conclusion


Physical, Chemical, and Biological Properties of Wonder Kelp—Laminaria


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


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About the Serial Editors

Steve Taylor Serial Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, USA