Bioactive Food As Dietary Interventions For Arthritis And Related Inflammatory Diseases: Bioactive Food In Chronic Disease States by Ronald Ross Watson

Bioactive Food As Dietary Interventions For Arthritis And Related Inflammatory Diseases: Bioactive…

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Hardcover | October 23, 2012

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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

About The Author

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...

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Title:Bioactive Food As Dietary Interventions For Arthritis And Related Inflammatory Diseases: Bioactive…Format:HardcoverDimensions:680 pages, 9.45 × 7.75 × 0.98 inPublished:October 23, 2012Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

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

Wheat allergy

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