Marine Medicinal Foods: Implications and Applications, Macro and Microalgae

Hardcover | November 9, 2011

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This volume on medicinal foods from the sea narrates the bioactive principles of various marine floral vertebrate and Invertebrate , faunal Macro and Micro algal and microbial sources. Contributions from eminent scientists worldwide explain about the latest advance implications in the development and application of marine originated functional foods, as potential pharmaceuticals and medicines for the benefit of humankind by meeting the present nutraceutical demands. The latest important information for food scientists and nutritionists Peer-reviewed articles by a panel of respected scientists The go-to series since 1948

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This volume on medicinal foods from the sea narrates the bioactive principles of various marine floral vertebrate and Invertebrate , faunal Macro and Micro algal and microbial sources. Contributions from eminent scientists worldwide explain about the latest advance implications in the development and application of marine originated fu...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:488 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:November 9, 2011Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123876699

ISBN - 13:9780123876690

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Table of Contents

  1. Present and Future Prospects of Seaweeds in Developing Functional Foods
  2. Nutritional and Digestive Health Benefits of Seaweed
  3. Marine Edible Algae as Disease Preventers
  4. Potential Role of Marine Algae on Female Health, Beauty and Longevity
  5. Sea Lettuces: Culinary Uses and Nutritional Value
  6. Marine Algal Sources for Treating Bacterial Diseases
  7. Physical, Chemical and Biological Properties of Wonder Kelp- Laminaria
  8. Medicinal Effects of Phlorotannins from Marine Brown Algae
  9. Biological Activities and Potential Health Benefits of Fucoxanthin Derived from Marine Brown Algae
  10. Phlorotannins and Fucoidans from Marine Macroalgae as Matrix Metalloproteinase Inhibitory Substances and their possible Application as Medicinal Foods
  11. Protective Effect of Polysaccharide from Hizikia Fusiformis against Ethanol-Induced Toxicity
  12. Functional properties of brown algal sulfated polysaccharides, fucoidans
  13. Polysacchrides from Capsosiphon fulvescens Stimulate the Growth of Gastrointestinal Cells
  14. Potential Beneficial Effects of Marine Algal Sterols on Human Health
  15. Laminaria Japonica as a Food for the Prevention of Obesity and Diabetes
  16. Anti-cancer compounds from Marine Macroalgae and their application as medicinal foods
  17. Marine Algae: Natural Product Source for Gastro Intestinal Cancer Treatment
  18. Anticoagulant Effect of Marine Algae
  19. Potential Application of Marine Algae as Antiviral Agents in Medicinal Foods
  20. Anti-HIV Activity of Extracts and Compounds from Marine Algae
  21. Anti-Allergic Benefit of Marine Algae in Medicinal Foods
  22. Marine Macro and Micro Algae as Potential Agents for the Prevention of Asthma: Hyperresponsiveness and Inflammatory Subjects
  23. Impact of Marine Micro and Macro Algal Consumption on Photoprotection
  24. Seaweed Proteins and Amino Acids as Nutraceuticals
  25. Medicinal Effects of Peptides from Marine Microalgae
  26. Seaweed as a Source of Novel Nutraceuticals: Sulfated Polysaccharides and Peptides
  27. Seaweed Lipids as Nutraceuticals
  28. Seaweed Vitamins as Nutraceuticals
  29. Seaweed Minerals as Nutraceuticals
  30. Medicinal Benefits of Sulfated Polysaccharides from Sea Vegetables
  31. The Perspectives of the Application of Biofilm in the Prevention of Chronic Infections
  32. Osteoporosis treatment: Marine algal compounds
  33. Marine Algae Possess Therapeutic Potential for Ca-Mineralization via Osteoblastic Differentiation
  34. Extracts of Marine Algae Show Inhibitory Activity against Osteoclast Differentiation