Functional Foods in Cancer Prevention and Therapy

Functional Foods in Cancer Prevention and Therapy presents the wide range of functional foods associated with the prevention and treatment of cancer. In recent decades, researchers have made progress in our understanding of the association between functional food and cancer, especially as it relates to cancer treatment and prevention. Specifically, substantial evidence from epidemiological, clinical and laboratory studies show that various food components may alter cancer risk, the prognosis after cancer onset, and the quality of life after cancer treatment. The book documents the therapeutic roles of well-known functional foods and explains their role in cancer therapy. The book presents complex cancer patterns and evidence of the effective ways to control cancers with the use of functional foods. This book will serve as informative reference for researchers focused on the role of food in cancer prevention and physicians and clinicians involved in cancer treatment.

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  • Author : Yearul Kabir
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 508 pages
  • ISBN : 0128161515
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Functional Foods in Cancer Prevention and Therapy

Functional Foods in Cancer Prevention and Therapy
  • Author : Yearul Kabir
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 April 2020
GET THIS BOOKFunctional Foods in Cancer Prevention and Therapy

Functional Foods in Cancer Prevention and Therapy presents the wide range of functional foods associated with the prevention and treatment of cancer. In recent decades, researchers have made progress in our understanding of the association between functional food and cancer, especially as it relates to cancer treatment and prevention. Specifically, substantial evidence from epidemiological, clinical and laboratory studies show that various food components may alter cancer risk, the prognosis after cancer onset, and the quality of life after cancer treatment.

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals in Cancer Prevention

Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals in Cancer Prevention
  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 28 February 2008
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Cancer is a leading cause of death among adults but research shows that the chances of developing cancer can be reduced by lifestyle changes. Increasing numbers of people use dietary vegetables, medicinal herbs, and plant extracts to prevent or treat cancer. Their availability as "over the counter" supplements has contributed to an explosion in the use of herbal extracts and related compounds for health enhancement. This vital resource brings together the worlds leading experts’ research, their conclusions and recommendations on

The Role of Functional Food Security in Global Health

The Role of Functional Food Security in Global Health
  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson,Ram B. Singh,Toru Takahashi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 02 November 2018
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The Role of Functional Food Security in Global Health presents a collective approach to food security through the use of functional foods as a strategy to prevent under nutrition and related diseases. This approach reflects the views of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the World Health Organization, the World Heart Federation and the American Heart Association who advise Mediterranean, Paleolithic, plant food based diets, and European vegetarian diets for the prevention of cardiovascular disease. In addition,

Advances in Nutraceutical Applications in Cancer: Recent Research Trends and Clinical Applications

Advances in Nutraceutical Applications in Cancer: Recent Research Trends and Clinical Applications
  • Author : Sheeba Varghese Gupta,Yashwant V Pathak
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 23 October 2019
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Dietary supplements and nutraceuticals such as Vitamin A and D, Omega-3 and probiotics are used as part of the cancer treatment as complimenting the main therapy. Several Nutraceuticals have shown to boost the immune responses, while emerging clinical studies and other research suggests that some plant-based agents may, indeed, impact late-stage cancer, influencing molecular processes corrupted by tumor cells to evade detection, expand clonally, and invade surrounding tissues. Advances in Nutraceutical Applications in Cancer: Recent Research Trends and Clinical Applications

Cancer Prevention and Management Through Exercise and Weight Control

Cancer Prevention and Management Through Exercise and Weight Control
  • Author : Anne Mctiernan
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 30 August 2019
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"..it is increasingly clear that cancer is also a disease of inertia. In this book, a broadly multidisciplinary group presents the evidence and provides the recommendations. ... The antidote to diseases of inertia is movement -- let's move!" John Potter, M.D., Ph.D., from the Foreword The American Cancer Society estimates that a third of all cancer deaths could be prevented through avoidance of obesity and the rejection of sedentary lifestyles. The World Health Organization also supports this claim. Additionally,

Foods and Dietary Supplements in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease in Older Adults

Foods and Dietary Supplements in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease in Older Adults
  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 27 January 2015
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Foods and Dietary Supplements in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease in Older Adults focuses on the ways in which food and dietary supplements affect the major health problems of aging adults. Researchers in nutrition, diet, epidemiology, and aging studies, as well as healthcare providers who work with elderly patients will use this comprehensive resource as a tool in their long-term goal of preventing and treating chronic disease within the elderly. This book brings together a broad range of experts

Mitochondria as Targets for Phytochemicals in Cancer Prevention and Therapy

Mitochondria as Targets for Phytochemicals in Cancer Prevention and Therapy
  • Author : Dhyan Chandra
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 11 December 2013
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This book highlights the importance of phytochemicals and mitochondria in cancer prevention and therapy. Recent scientific discoveries have identified that naturally occurring biologically active compounds (i.e. phytochemicals) target multiple steps of tumorigenesis leading to the inhibition or delay in cancer progression. Mitochondria, organelles within a cell, are a critical target for phytochemicals in regulating the initiation, promotion, and progression of cancer. The book is divided into three parts to better communicate the important findings related to phytochemicals and mitochondria

Korean Functional Foods

Korean Functional Foods
  • Author : Kun-Young Park,Dae Young Kwon,Ki Won Lee,Sunmin Park
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 19 April 2018
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Koreans believe the adage of food as medicine. Therefore, herbs or fruit ingredients such as ginger, cinnamon, adlay, mugwort, pomegranate, and ginseng are used for their therapeutic effects as much as cooking. This book provide information related to Korean functional food. It first describes the history and culture of Korean foods, and then compares Korean diet tables with other Asian countries and Western countries. Also, the book will cover detailed information of Korean functional foods such as kimchi, soybean products,

Herbal and Traditional Medicine

Herbal and Traditional Medicine
  • Author : Lester Packer,Sissi Wachtel-Galor,Choon Nam Ong,Barry Halliwell
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 30 August 2004
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Responding to the increased popularity of herbal medicines and other forms of complementary or alternative medicine in countries around the world, this reference reviews and evaluates various safety, toxicity, and quality-control issues related to the use of traditional and herbal products for health maintenance and disease prevention and treatment. With over 3,550 current references, the book highlights the role of herbal medicine in national health care while providing case studies of widely used herbal remedies and their effects on human health

Therapeutic Foods

Therapeutic Foods
  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu,Alina Maria Holban
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 23 September 2017
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Therapeutic Foods, Volume 8 in the Handbook of Food Bioengineering series, is an essential resource for anyone investigating foods that may be utilized as therapeutic agents. Plants and animal products have been utilized since ancient times as medicine to treat diseases, and the properties within foods and ingredients are still investigated for food therapy and prophylaxis. The book is a comprehensive resource for researchers and scientists already in the field or those just entering. It covers many spices, plant extracts, essential

Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods in Human Health and Disease Prevention

Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods in Human Health and Disease Prevention
  • Author : Debasis Bagchi,Harry G. Preuss,Anand Swaroop
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 15 October 2015
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Functional foods and nutraceuticals, dietary supplements, and natural antioxidants have established their potential roles in the protection of human health against disease. Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods in Human Health and Disease Prevention examines the benefits, efficacy, and success of properly designed nutraceuticals and functional foods in human health and their possible application in disease prevention. The book demonstrates diverse disease pathophysiology and how nutraceuticals and functional food can be used to combat and prevent disease. The book discusses global food

Bio-Farms for Nutraceuticals

Bio-Farms for Nutraceuticals
  • Author : Maria Teresa Giardi,Giuseppina Rea,Bruno Berra
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 26 June 2011
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"Bio-Farms for Nutraceuticals" can be said to have been born of the NUTRA-SNACKS project within the Sixth Framework Programme Priority on Food Quality and Safety. One objective of NUTRA -SNACK S was to improve the nutritional and eating properties of ready-to-eat products and semi-prepared foodstuffs through better monitoring of the quality and safety of raw materials and the development of innovative processes along the production chain. Another main objective of the project was the production of ready-to-eat snacks with high

Nutraceutical and Functional Foods in Disease Prevention

Nutraceutical and Functional Foods in Disease Prevention
  • Author : Keservani, Raj K.,Sharma, Anil K.,Kesharwani, Rajesh K.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 13 July 2018
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Current research on health, nutrition, and preventative care will always be in demand. As the battles against ailments such as diabetes and heart disease continue, medical professionals are seeking to create a healthier society through nutrition and dietary-based tactics. Nutraceutical and Functional Foods in Disease Prevention is a comprehensive publication providing current research on the dynamic fields of pharmaceutical and biomedical science in relation to nutrition. This book examines the interactions and associations between nutritive value and its therapeutic applications

Cancer Treatment

Cancer Treatment
  • Author : Letícia Rangel
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 09 May 2013
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Cancer Treatment: Conventional and Innovative Approaches is an attempt to integrate into a book volume the various aspects of cancer treatment, compiling comprehensive reviews written by an international team of experts in the field. The volume is presented in six sections: i) Section 1: Cancer treatment: Conventional and innovative pharmacological approaches; ii) Section 2: Combinatorial strategies to fight cancer: Surgery, radiotherapy, backytherapy, chemotherapy, and hyperthermia; iii) Section 3: The immunotherapy of cancer; iv) Section 4: Multidisciplinarity in cancer therapy: nutrition and beyond; v) Section 5: