Aging: Oxidative Stress And Dietary Antioxidants

Paperback | October 30, 2017

byVictor R. Preedy

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Aging: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants bridges the trans-disciplinary divide and covers in a single volume the science of oxidative stress in aging and the potentially therapeutic use of natural antioxidants in the diet or food matrix. The processes within the science of oxidative stress are described in concert with other processes, such as apoptosis, cell signaling, and receptor mediated responses. This approach recognizes that diseases are often multifactorial, and oxidative stress is a single component of this. Gerontologists, geriatricians, nutritionists, and dieticians are separated by divergent skills and professional disciplines that need to be bridged in order to advance preventative as well as treatment strategies. While gerontologists and geriatricians may study the underlying processes of aging, they are less likely to be conversant in the science of nutrition and dietetics. On the other hand, nutritionists and dietitians are less conversant with the detailed clinical background and science of gerontology. This book addresses this gap and brings each of these disciplines to bear on the processes inherent in the oxidative stress of aging. Nutritionists can apply information related to mitochondrial oxidative stress in one disease to diet-related strategies in another unrelated disease Dietitians can prescribe new foods or diets containing anti-oxidants for conditions resistant to conventional pharmacological treatments Dietitians, after learning about the basic biology of oxidative stress, will be able to suggest new treatments to their multidisciplinary teams Nutritionists and dietitians will gain an understanding of cell signaling and be able to suggest new preventative or therapeutic strategies with anti-oxidant rich foods

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Aging: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants bridges the trans-disciplinary divide and covers in a single volume the science of oxidative stress in aging and the potentially therapeutic use of natural antioxidants in the diet or food matrix. The processes within the science of oxidative stress are described in concert with other pr...

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 me...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:316 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 30, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128101482

ISBN - 13:9780128101483

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Table of Contents

    1. Skin aging and oxidative stress
    2. Sarcopenia and oxidative stress
    3. Ovarian aging and oxidative stress
    4. The brain in aging and oxidative stress
    5. Alzheimer's disease and oxidative stress
    6. The heart, aging and oxidative stress
    7. Age-related changes in the cardiovascular system
    8. The immune system in aging and role of oxidative stress
    9. The lung in aging and oxidative stress
    10. Diseases of aging: Cancer and oxidative stress
    11. Skin aging and vitamin C
    12. Aging skin and natural estrogenic antioxidants
    13. Nutricosmetics and skin aging
    14. Antioxidant nutrition and sarcopenia
    15. Magnesium, oxidative stress and aging muscle
    16. Ascorbic acid in postmenopausal women and artery compliance
    17. Effects of tocopherol supplements on menopausal disorders
    18. Antioxidant aspects of plum to treat menopausal symptoms and effects on body systems
    19. Statins and reduction in oxidative stress in aged brain
    20. Saffron and the aged brain: antioxidant aspects
    21. Green tea catechins and the aging brain
    22. Metals and oxidative stress in Alzheimer's disease
    23. Alzheimer's disease and plant derived melatonin
    24. Antioxidants in Alzheimer's disease
    25. Antioxidant vitamins and cardiovascular disease
    26. Oxidative stress, carotenoids and cardiovascular protection
    27. Hypertension, menopause and natural antioxidants
    28. Selenium and heart disease in aging
    29. Vitamin C and heart failure
    30. Immune function and coffee consumption in the aged
    31. Immune systems and food based strategies in the aged
    32. Immune changes in aging and dietary antioxidants
    33. Minerals and COPD
    34. Vitamin E and lung disease in the elderly
    35. Vitamins and breast cancer
    36. Vitamin E and colorectal cancer
    37. Coffee consumption and cancer mortality
    38. Garlic extracts and cancer
    39. Red wine and prostate cancer