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Eggs and Health Promotion

  • ID: 2222010
  • Book
  • February 2002
  • Region: Global
  • 202 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Although eggs have been a part of human diet since the beginning of recorder history, recent controversy regarding egg intake and human health put this food source under scrutiny. Dispelling misconceptions and covering significant recent advances in egg use,
Eggs and Health Promotion provides up–to–date research on the role of eggs in the context of the healthful diet.

This single, convenient reference focuses on current scientific data covering:

The influence of eggs on health and disease risk factors.

The emergence of modified eggs–eggs from specially fed chickens used to produce and deliver drugs, nutrients,a nd immunotherapies to patients.

The use of eggs to directly prevent or treat diseases.

Written by well–known and highly respected scientists, is filled with useful information for health practitioners, researchers, oncologists, nutritional therapists, pharmacologists, dietitians, comercial egg producers, and health conscious general public.
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Section 1. Functional Uses of Eggs.

1. Functional Uses of Eggs–An Overview. (W.J. Stadelman and Hubert Schmieder).

2. The Role of Eggs in American Diets: Health Implications and Benefits. (Jean M. Kerver, Yikyung Park, Won O. Song).

3. Designer Eggs: Nutritional and Functional Significance. (Jeong S. Sim and Hoon H. Sunwoo).

4. Specialty Eggs: n–3 Fatty Acid–Enriched Eggs. (Elizabeth H. Sheppard).

5. Vitamin E Enrichment of Chicken Eggs. (Xeina Makhoul).

6. Reducing Infection in Infants with Egg Phospholipids. (Yingying Liu and Ronald Ross Watson).

7. Generation of Polyclonal Antibodies in the Egg Yolk. (Max Gassman).

Section 2. Cholesterol and Health: Role of Eggs.

8. Eggs, Plasma Cholesterol, and Heart Disease Risk. (Donald J. McNamara).

9. Eggs and Health: Myths and Misconceptions. ( Simin Bolourchi Vaghefi).

10. Effects of Dietary Eggs on Human Serum Cholesterol and Coronary Heart Disease. (Yinghond Chen and Ronald Ross Watson).

11. Eggs and Saturated Fats: Role in Atherosclerosis as Shown by Animal Models. (Thomas A. Wilson and Robert J. Nicolosi).

12. Health Effects of Docosahexanoic Acid (DHA)–Enriched Eggs. (Jin Zhang and Ronald Ross Watson).

13. The Correlation between Cholesterol Oxidation Products and Eggs. (Jennifer J. Ravia and Ronald Ross Watson).

Section 3. Eggs and Disease: Health Promotion.

14. Whole Eggs: The Magic Bullet? (H.L. Sam Queen).

15. Enriched Eggs for Human Consumption and the Feeding Pattern of Layers. (Carola Garcia, Sergio Cornejo, and Cecilia Albala).

16. Predictability of Respiratory Atopy from Egg Hypersensitivity in Children. (Kelly Blackstock).

17. Effects of Cooking and Storage on the Nutritional Value of Eggs. ( Giorgio Bedogni and Nino Carlo Battistini).

18. The Potential Use of Eggs for the Protein Requirements of Endurance Exercise. (Jaclyn Maurer).


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Eggs and Health Promotion is a useful reference for any academic or health professional interested in the role of eggs in diet and health.′

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