Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Liver and Gastrointestinal Disease

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  • Book
  • 802 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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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.

  • 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

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The Alkaline Way in Digestive Health

Functional Assessment of Gastrointestinal Health

Antioxidants in inflammatory bowel disease; Ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease

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

Antioxidant, luteolin exhibits anti-inflammatory effect in in vitro gut-inflammation model

HUMAN MICROBIOME AND DISEASES: A METAGENOMIC APPROACH

Folate production by lactic acid bacteria

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)

Gastrointestinal and Hepatoprotective effects of Ocimum sanctum L. Syn (Holy basil or Tulsi): validation of the ethnomedicinal observation

Turmeric (Curcuma longa L) the golden curry spice as a non-toxic gastroprotective agent: a review

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

Plant sterols and artery disease

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

GASTRO-PROTECTIVE EFFECTS OF BIOACTIVE FOODS

ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY OF ANTHOCYANINS IN COMMON LEGUME GRAINS

Antioxidant capacity of pomegranate juices and their role in its biological activities

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

The role of curcumin in GI and liver diseases

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

Betel leaf (Piper betel Linn), a wrongly maligned medicinal and dietary plant possess potent gastrointestinal and hepatoprotective effects

Hepatoprotective effects of Picroliv, the ethanolic extract fraction of the endangered Indian medicinal plant Picrorhiza kurroa Royle ex. Benth

Scientific validation of the hepatoprotective effects of the Indian gooseberry (Emblica officinalis Gaertn): a review

Biochemical Mechanisms of Fatty Liver and Bioactive Foods: Wild foods, Bioactive Foods, Clinical trials in Hepatoprotection

Phytochemicals are effective in the prevention of ethanol-induced hepatotoxicity: preclinical observations

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Watson, Ronald Ross
Ronald Ross Watson, PhD, is a 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 USA 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 at 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, particularly in health, 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.
Preedy, Victor R.
Victor R. Preedy BSc, PhD, DSc, FRSB, FRSPH, FRCPath, FRSC is a senior member of King's College London. He is also 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. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Drug and Alcohol Dependence and a founding member of the Editorial Board of Addiction Biology. 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 Editor of the influential works The Handbook Of Alcohol Related Pathology, The Neuropathology of Drug Addictions and Substance Misuse and The Handbook of Cannabis and Related Pathologies (all published by Academic Press-Elsevier).

Professor Preedy graduated in 1974 with an Honours Degree in Biology and Physiology with Pharmacology. He gained his University of London PhD in 1981. In 1992, he received his Membership of the Royal College of Pathologists and in 1993 he gained his second doctoral degree (DSc). Professor Preedy was elected as a Fellow of the Institute of Biology in 1995 and also as a Fellow to the Royal College of Pathologists in 2000. He was then elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health (2004) and The Royal Institute of Public Health and Hygiene (2004). In 2009, Professor Preedy became a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health and in 2012 a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

To his credit, Professor Preedy has published over 600 articles, which includes peer-reviewed manuscripts based on original research, abstracts and symposium presentations, reviews and numerous books and volumes.

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