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Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Liver and Gastrointestinal Disease
 
 

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Liver and Gastrointestinal Disease, 1st Edition

Bioactive Foods in Chronic Disease States

 
Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Liver and Gastrointestinal Disease, 1st Edition,Ronald Watson,Victor Preedy,ISBN9780123971548
 
 
 

Watson   &   Preedy   

Academic Press

9780123971548

9780123977649

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Explores the dietary impact of bioactive foods on the advancing study of gastrointestinal diseases.

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Key Features

* Addresses the most positive results from dietary interventions using bioactive foods to impact diseases of the liver and gastrointestinal system, including reduction of inflammation, improved function, and nutritional efficiency
* Presents a wide range of liver and gastrointestinal diseases and provides important information for additional research
* Associated information can be used to understand other diseases, which share common etiological pathways

Description

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

Ronald Watson

Ronald R. Watson, Ph.D., attended the University of Idaho but graduated from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, with a degree in chemistry in 1966. He earned his Ph.D. in biochemistry from Michigan State University in 1971. His postdoctoral schooling in nutrition and microbiology was completed at the Harvard School of Public Health, where he gained 2 years of postdoctoral research experience in immunology and nutrition. From 1973 to 1974 Dr. Watson was assistant professor of immunology and performed research at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He was assistant professor of microbiology and immunology at the Indiana University Medical School from 1974 to 1978 and associate professor at Purdue University in the Department of Food and Nutrition from 1978 to 1982. In 1982 Dr. Watson joined the faculty at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center in the Department of Family and Community Medicine of the School of Medicine. He is currently professor of health promotion sciences in the Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health. Dr. Watson is a member of several national and international nutrition, immunology, cancer, and alcoholism research societies. Among his patents he has one on a dietary supplement; passion fruit peel extract with more pending. He continues to do research in animals and in clinical trials on dietary supplements and health including studies using omega-3 fatty acids in heart disease prevention and therapy. For 30 years he was funded by Wallace Research Foundation to study dietary supplements in health promotion. Dr. Watson has edited more than 110 books on nutrition, dietary supplements and over-the-counter agents, and drugs of abuse as scientific reference books. He has published more than 500 research and review articles.

Affiliations and Expertise

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

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Victor Preedy

Professor Victor R. Preedy, PhD DSc CBiol FIBiol FRCPath FRIPH FRSH FRSPH is currently a Professor in the Department of Dietetics, King's College London and Honorary Professor in Clinical Biochemistry, King's College Hospital and Director of the Genomics Centre, Kings College London. He directs studies regarding nutrition, and clinical biochemistry. Professor Preedy graduated in 1974 from the University of Aston with a Combined Honours Degree in Biology and Physiology with Pharmacology. He gained his PhD in 1981, in the field of Nutrition and Metabolism, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London. Between 1988 until 1999 he was associated with the Department of Clinical Biochemistry at King’s College Hospital. He was a Reader in Clinical Biochemistry between 1992 and 2002. In 1992, he received his Membership of the Royal College of Pathologists, based on his published works and in 1993 he gained a DSc degree for his outstanding contribution to protein metabolism. At the time, he was one of the university's youngest recipients of this distinguished award. Professor Preedy was elected as a Fellow to the Royal College of Pathologists in 2000. Since then he has been elected as a Fellow to the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health (2004), The Royal Institute of Public Health (2004) and The Royal Society of Public Health (2009). Professor Preedy has published over 550 articles, which includes over 160 peer-reviewed manuscripts based on original research and 90 reviews as well as 35 books or volumes.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor in the Department of Dietetics, King's College London, UK

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY OF ANTHOCYANINS IN COMMON LEGUME GRAINS

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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

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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

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Hepatoprotective effects of Picroliv, the ethanolic extract fraction of the endangered Indian medicinal plant
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Scientific validation of the hepatoprotective effects of the Indian gooseberry (Emblica officinalis Gaertn): a review

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