Nuts and Seeds in Health and Disease Prevention

Nuts and Seeds in Health and Disease Prevention

2nd Edition - April 24, 2020

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  • Editors: Victor Preedy, Ronald Watson
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128216101
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128185537

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Nuts and Seeds in Health and Disease Prevention, Second Edition investigates the benefits of nuts and seeds in health and disease prevention using an organizational style that will provide easy-access to information that supports identifying treatment options and the development of symptom-specific functional foods. This book examines seeds and nuts as agents that affect metabolism and other health-related conditions and explores the impact of compositional differences between various seeds and nuts, including differences based on country of origin and processing technique. Finally, the book includes methods for the analysis of seed and nut-related compounds. Written for nutrition researchers, nutritionists, food scientists, government regulators of food, and students of agriculture, oils and feeds, nutrition and life sciences, this book is sure to be a welcomed resource.

Key Features

  • Identifies options and opportunities for improving health through the consumption of nut and seed products
  • Provides easy access to information that supports the identification of treatment options
  • Contains insights into health benefits that will assist in development of symptom-specific functional foods
  • Examines seeds and nuts as agents that affect metabolism and other health-related conditions
  • Explores the impact of compositional differences between various seeds and nuts, including differences based on country of origin and processing technique
  • Includes methods for analysis of seed and nut-related compound

Readership

Nutrition researchers, nutritionists, food scientists, government regulators of food, and students of agriculture, oils and feeds, nutrition and life sciences

Table of Contents

  • Section 1: Seeds as Foods in Health and Disease Prevention
    1. Whole and Ground Chia (Salvia hispanica L.) Seeds, Chia Oil: Effects on Plasma Lipids and Fatty Acids
    2. Cocoa (Theobroma cacao) Seeds and Phytochemicals in Human Health
    3. Soursop (Annona muricata L.) Seeds, Therapeutic and Possible Food Potential
    4. Lepidium sativum seeds
    5. Cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.) Seed Volatile Oil: Chemistry and Role in Health and Disease Prevention
    6. Lentil (Lens culinaris) seeds
    7. Moringa oleifera Seeds and Oil: Characteristics and Uses for Human Health
    8. The Nutritional Value and Health Benefits of Chickpeas and Hummus
    9. Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) Seeds in Food, Nutrition, and Health
    10. Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum L. Gaert.) Seeds in Health
    11. Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) Seeds in Health and Nutrition
    12. Coriandrum Sativum: characterization, biological activities and application
    13. Fatty Acid Content of Commonly Available Seed
    14. Tocopherols and Tocotrienols in Common and Emerging Dietary Sources: Occurrence, Applications, and Health Benefits
    15. Seeds in Cardiovascular Health
    16. Health Benefits of Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) Seeds and Peanut Oil Consumption
    17. Blend of sesame and Rice Bran Oils lowers Hyperglycemia and Improves the Lipids
    18. Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum Linn. Maton) Seeds in Health
    19. Black Soybean (Glycine max L. Merril) Seeds™ Antioxidant Capacity
    20. Flax Seed (Linum usitatissimum) Fatty Acids
    21. Use of Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) Seeds in Health
    22. Antibacterial Activity of Grape (Vitis vinifera, Vitis rotundifolia) Seeds
    23. A Novel Extract of Fenugreek Husk Alleviates Postmenopausal Symptoms and Helps to Establish Hormonal Balance
    24.Carob (Ceratonia siliqua L.) Seeds, Endosperm and Germ Composition, and Application to Health
    25. Usage and Significance of Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill.) Seeds in Eastern Medicine
    26. Legumes Have a Low Contribution to the Total Energy Intake of the Mexican Population
    27. Pulses in the Dietary Management of Diabetes
    28. Current Advances in the Metabolomics Study on Lotus Seed

    Section 2: Nuts as Foods in Health and Disease Prevention
    29. Usage of Date (Phoenix dactylifera L.) Seeds in Human Health and Animal Feed
    30. Nuts in Cardiovascular Health
    31. Health Benefits of Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) and Peanut Oil Consumption
    32. Consumption and non-communicable diseases: evidence from epidemiological studies
    33. Protective role of Nigella sativa and thymoquinone I oxidative stress
    34. Antioxidants in Nuts
    35. Fatty Acid Content of Commonly Available Nuts
    36. Biological functions of soyasaponins: The potential use to improve zinc nutrition
    37. Nut consumption and age-related disease
    38. Almond (Prunus dulcis) Seeds and Oxidative Stress
    39. Nut consumption, lipid profile, and health outcomes
    40. No difference in health-related quality of life, after a food challenge with cashew nut in children
    41. Prevalence and factors associated to peanut allergy in Mexican school children
    42. Nuts and Seeds In Musculoskeletal diseases
    43. Nuts and Seeds in Breast Feeding
    44. Prebiotic Nut Compounds and Human Microbiota
    45. Food Allergy and Intolerance: Distinction, Definitions and Delimitation
    46. Nuts and Seeds in Sexual Disorders
    47. Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activity of Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans)
    48. Nuts and Oral Health
    49. Betel Nut (Areca catechu) Usage and Its Effects on Health
    50. Nut Consumption is Associated with Depressive Symptoms among Adults
    51. Development of a Drinkable, Peanut-Based Dietary Supplement and Comparison of Its Nutritional and Microbiological Qualities with Commercial Products

Product details

  • No. of pages: 598
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2020
  • Published: April 24, 2020
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128216101
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128185537

About the Editors

Victor Preedy

Dr. Preedy is a senior member of King's College London and Director of the Genomics Centre and a member of the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine. Professor Preedy has longstanding academic interests in substance misuse especially in relation to health and well-being. In his career Professor Preedy was Reader at the Addictive Behaviour Centre at The University of Roehampton, and also Reader at the School of Pharmacy (now part of University College London; UCL). Professor Preedy is an extremely experienced book editor, having edited influential works including but not limited to The Handbook of Alcohol Related Pathology, The Neuropathology of Drug Addictions and Substance Misuse, The Handbook of Cannabis and Related Pathologies, The Neuroscience of Cocaine, and upcoming titles The Neuroscience of Alcohol, The Neuroscience of Nicotine, and more (all Elsevier).

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Professor of Clinical Biochemistry, Department of Clinical Biochemistry; Director of the Genomics Centre, King’s College, London, UK

Ronald Watson

Ronald Watson
Ronald Ross Watson, PhD, is Professor of Health Promotion Sciences at the University of Arizona, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. Dr. Watson began his research in public health at the Harvard School of Public Health as a Fellow in 1971 doing field work on vaccines in Saudi Arabia. He has done clinical studies in Colombia, Iran, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United States which provides a broad international view of public health. He has served in the military reserve hospital for 17 years with extensive training in medical responses to disasters as the chief biochemistry officer of a general hospital, retiring as a Lt. Colonel. He is a distinguished member of several national and international nutrition, immunology, and cancer societies. Dr. Watson’s career has involved studying many lifestyle aspects for their uses in health promotion. He has edited over 100 biomedical reference books and 450 papers and chapters. His teaching and research focuses on alcohol, tobacco, and drugs of abuse in heart function and disease in mouse models.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and School of Medicine, Arizona Health Sciences Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA

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