Bioactive Food As Dietary Interventions For Diabetes: Bioactive Foods In Chronic Disease States by Ronald Ross WatsonBioactive Food As Dietary Interventions For Diabetes: Bioactive Foods In Chronic Disease States by Ronald Ross Watson

Bioactive Food As Dietary Interventions For Diabetes: Bioactive Foods In Chronic Disease States

byRonald Ross WatsonEditorVictor R. Preedy

Hardcover | October 23, 2012

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The role of diet in the prevention, control and treatment of diabetes continues to provide significant opportunity for non-pharmaceutical interventions for many of the over 20 million people who live with this disease. Looking beyond traditional dietary controls may lead to more effective, cost efficient, and flexible options for many patients.

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Diabetes is the only available scientific resource focused on exploring the latest advances in bioactive food research, and the potential benefit of bioactive food choice on the diabetic condition. Written by experts from around the world, it presents important information that can help improve the health of those at risk for diabetes and diabetes related conditions using food selection as its foundation.

  • Focuses on the role of bioactive foods in addressing pre-diabetes symptoms, their potential to complement other treatments for those suffering from diabetes and diabetic-related obesity and other health issues
  • Documents foods that can affect metabolic syndrome and ways the associated information could be used to understand other diseases that share common etiological pathways
  • Includes insights from experts from around the world, providing global perspectives and options based on various regional foods
Ronald Ross Watson PhD is a professor of Health Promotion Sciences in the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. He was one of the founding members of this school serving the mountain west of the USA. He is a professor of Family and Community Medicine in the School of Medicine at the University of Arizon...
Title:Bioactive Food As Dietary Interventions For Diabetes: Bioactive Foods In Chronic Disease StatesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:658 pages, 9.45 × 7.75 × 0.98 inPublished:October 23, 2012Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Role of oxidative stress in the pathogenesis of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes

Alternative medicines (bioactive foods and supplements) in diabetes control

Government Regulation of Dietary Supplements and Foods: Role in Diabetes

Diabetes as an Immune Dysfunction Sydrome

Antihyperglycemic potential of Secoisolaricinol diglucoside

Antidiabetic potential of trigonelline and 4-hydroxyisoleucine in Fenugreek

Community participation and diabetes control

Soya bean in the prevention and treatment of diabetes

Amino acids supplements and diabetes

Reduction in serum glucose with garlic extracts

Dietary supplements, immune modulation and diabetes control (tentative title)

Phytochemicals against type 2 diabetes

Phytotherapeutics in treating diabetes

Plant derived hydroxycinnamate derivatives, insulin sensitivity and adiponectin: implications for diabetes control

Antidiabetic activity of Allium sativum

Chromium and diabetes


Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Insulin Resistance


Pongamia pinnata: treatment of diabetes

Oyster mushroom (Pleurotus pulmonarius) and diabetes care

Traditional medicinal plants of Indigenous Peoples of Canada and their antioxidant activity in relation to treatment of diabetes

Indian medicinal plants with hypoglycemic potential

Plant extracts and alkaloids: prevention of diabetic nephropathy

Lutein and diabetic cataractsCompounds in vegetables including Okra and Fenugreek of potential value in the treatment of diabetes


Tradition and Perspectives of Diabetes Treatment in Greco-Arab and Islamic Medicine

State of the Art of Diabetes Treatment in Greco-Arab and Islamic Medicine

Phytonutrients in Diabetes Management

Antidiabetic effects of Punica granatum L (Pomegranate): a review

Type II Diabetes Mellitus-2011 Research Summary

Diabetes and Natural Products


Antioxidants and inflammation in obesity

Magnesium and Metabolic Syndrome: The Role of Magnesium in Health and Disease

Obesity in Ayurveda - Dietary, Lifestyle, and Herbal Considerations

The effects of a fermented soy product and isoflavones in metabolic syndrome control

Omega 3 fatty acids and bioactive foods: from biotechnology to health promotion

Metabolic Syndrome: Diet, obesity and chronic inflammation

The Indian medicinal plant Aegle marmelos in the treatment of diabetes mellitus: Promise and Prospects

Anti-diabetic and hypoglycaemic effects of Syzygium cumini (black plum): a review

Human milk as a bioctive food

Ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) in the treatment of diabetes and metabolic syndrome: preclinical observations

Antidiabetic and cardioprotective effects of Amla (Emblica officinalis Gaertn) and its phytochemicals: preclinical observations

Prevention and management of obesity by isoflavones

Antioxidant capacity of honey : potential health benefit

Editorial Reviews

"Watson and Preedy assemble an international group of researchers for 47 chapters that examine the role of foods, herbs, and novel extracts in moderating the pathology leading to diabetes and its risk factors for other chronic diseases."--Reference and Research Book News, December 2012