While diet has long been recognized as having potential to alleviate symptoms of inflammatory diseases including arthritis, lupus and fibromyalgia, research indicates that specific foods offer particular benefits in preventing or mitigating specific symptoms. Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Arthritis and Inflammatory Diseases is the only available resource focused on exploring the latest advances in bioactive food research written for the scientist or professional audience.
- The only single-volume resource for scientists and professionals seeking information on how bioactive foods may assist in the treatment of inflammatory disease
- Includes coverage of probiotics, prebiotics, and polyphenols
- Convenient, efficient and effective source that allows reader to identify potential uses of compounds - or indicate those compounds whose use may in fact be of little or no health benefit
- Documents foods that can affect inflammatory disease and ways the associated information could be used to understand other diseases, which share common etiological pathways
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ANTIOXIDANT FLAVONOIDS FOR ARTHRITIS TREATMENT: HUMANS AND ANIMAL MODELS
Inflammation in Arthritis
Nutritional Influences on Bone Health and Overview of Methods
Skeletal Effects of Plant Products Other than Soy
Curcumin and joint health: from traditional knowledge to clinical validation
Dried Plum and Bone Health
Inflammation as repair deficit in arthritis
Marine omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and rheumatoid arthritis
Diet modulated inflammation in health : An overview chapter
Food Supplements and Immune Function in Humans
Natural Antioxidants and resistance to Infection
The effects of flavonoids on the immune system
Tomato Food Allergy
Indian medicinal plants as immunomodulators: Scientific validation of the ethnomedicinal beliefs
Probiotics and eczema
Immunomodulating effect of polysaccharide
BIOACTIVE FOODS, NUTRIENTS AND HERBS IN INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Probiotics and Prebiotics: Health promotion by immune modulation in elderly
Vit D Binding Protein: Role in osteoporosis
Anti-inflammatory natural foods
Lycopene modulation of Inflammation: Role in disease pathology
Fruit and Vegetables as Functional Foods for Exercise and Inflammation
Inflammation and Nutraceutical Modulation
Modulatory Role of Unsaturated Fatty Acids in Immune Defense against Microorganisms
Probiotics and prebiotics in immune modulation
The role of dark chocolate on inflammation: a bitter taste for a better life
Polyphenols and Inflammation
Fish Oil and C-Reactive Protein
Pycnogenol anti-oxidant Activity and health promotion
Anti-inflammatory Benefits of Pentacyclic Triterpenes
Polyphenols, Promising Therapeutics for Inflammatory Diseases?
Immune alterations in metabolic syndrome: the old story of chicken and egg
Immunomodulation by Food for Mitigating Allergic Disease
Resveratrol and inflammatory/autoimmune diseases
Tart Cherry Fruits: Implications for Human Health
Olive oil and infection
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.
Preedy, Victor R.
Victor R. Preedy BSc, PhD, DSc, FRSB, FRSPH, FRCPath, FRSC is a staff member of the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine within King's College London. He is also a member of the Division of Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences (research) and the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics (teaching). Professor Preedy is also Director of the Genomics Centre of King's College London.
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 doctorate (DSc), for his outstanding contribution to protein metabolism in health and disease. Professor Preedy was elected as a Fellow to the Institute of Biology in 1995 and 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) and The Royal Institute of Public Health (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. Professor Preedy has carried out research when attached to Imperial College London, The School of Pharmacy (now part of University College London) and the MRC Centre at Northwick Park Hospital. He has collaborated with research groups in Finland, Japan, Australia, USA and Germany. Prof Preedy is a leading expert on the science of health and has a long standing interest in neurological disease and tissue pathology. He has lectured nationally and internationally. 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.