Food Factors in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

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Overview


In recent years, due to increasing demands of consumers for alternative and preventive health management, the market for supplements, nutraceuticals, and functional foods has expanded exponentially. Food Factors in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention brings together expert scientists in chemistry, biochemistry, genetics, pharmacology, and related medical sciences from Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Europe, and North America to addresss important food factors which have shown effects in health promotion and disease prevention.

This volume includes recent advances in phytochemicals and health, including several chapters on bioavailability, signal transduction, and gene modulation of bioactives in foods.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780841238077
  • Publisher: American Chemical Society
  • Publication date: 6/19/2003
  • Series: ACS Symposium Series, #851
  • Pages: 464
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 6.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Toyko University of Agriculture

Nagoya Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences

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Table of Contents

Preface
1 Food Factors in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 2
2 Bioavailability and Biological Activity of Tea Polyphenols 9
3 Structured Lipids Enriched with Omega-3 and Omega-6 Highly Unsaturated Fatty Acids 16
4 Effects of Tea Polyphenols on Arachidonic Acid Metabolism in Human Colon 27
5 Prevention and Therapy of Cancer by Food Factors through p53-Dependent or -Independent Apoptosis 40
6 Cancer Chemoprevention by Phytopolyphenols through Modulating Mitotic and Differentiating Signal Transduction Pathways 50
7 Significance of Bcl-2 Protein Phosphorylation in Cancer Cells for Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical Discovery 72
8 Modulation of Cytokine Gene Expression by Curcumin 86
9 Suppression of Transcriptional Activity of Gene Promoter for Cyclooxygenase-2 and Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase in Colon Cancer Cells 100
10 Divergent Cytotoxic Effects of Conjugated Linoleic Acid Isomers on NCI-N87 Cells 113
11 Green Tea Extracts Prevent the Dioxin Toxicity through the Suppression of Transformation of the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor 119
12 Preventive Effects of Food Components on Caspase-8-Mediated Apoptosis Induced by Dietary Carcinogen, Trp-P-1, in Rat Mononuclear Cells
13 A Tryptophan Pyrolysis Product, 3-Amino-1,4-dimethyl-5H-pyrido[4,3-b]indole (Trp-P-1) but Not Its Metabolite Induces Apoptosis in Primary Cultured Rat Hepatocytes: Induction of CYP 1A Interfaces Trp-P-1-Induced Apoptosis 141
14 Simulation of TNF-[alpha] and NO Production from Murine Macrophage by Water-Soluble Polysaccharides from Isaria japonica 152
15 Role of Histone Acetyltransferase and Deacetylase in the Retinoic Acid-Induced Differentiation of F9 Cells 163
16 In Vivo Inhibition of Mammary Carcinogenesis, Formation of DNA-Carcinogen Adducts, and Mammary Proliferation by Dietary Dibenzoylmethane 178
17 Protective Effect of Dibenzoylmethane on Chemically- and UV Light-Induced Skin, Inflammation, Sunburn Lesions, and Skin Carcinogenesis in Mice 196
18 Inflammatory Response in the Pathogenesis of Atherosclerosis and Its Prevention by Rosmarinic Acid, a Functional Ingredient of Rosemary 208
19 Inhibitory Effects of Oral Administration of an Extract of Orange Peel in the Diet on Azoxymethane-Induced Formation of Aberrant Crypt Foci and Colon Tumor in CF-1 Mice 213
20 Tea Extracts Modulate a Glucose Transport System in 3T3-L1 Adipocytes
21 Suppression of Cytochrome P4501 a Subfamily in Mouse Liver by Oral Intake of Polysaccharides from Mushrooms, Lentinus edodes and Agaricus blazei
22 Antioxidants in Processed Garlic: Tetrahydro-[beta]-carboline Derivatives in Aged Garlic Extract 250
23 Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Method for Fructosylarginine, an Antioxidant in the Aged Garlic Extract 264
24 Antioxidant Activity of Electrolized Sodium Chloride: Inhibitory Effect of Cathodic Solution Produced by the Electrolysis of a Dilute NaCl Solution on the Oxidation of Lipids and Lipid Related Compounds 274
25 Antioxidative Peptides in Porcine Myofibrillar Protein Hydrolysates by Protease Treatment 289
26 Structure and Genetic Variation of Cranberry Proanthocyanidins That Inhibit Adherence of Uropathogenic P-Fimbriated E. coli 298
27 Fractionation, Antioxidant Activity, and Cytotoxicity of Cranberry Fruit Extracts 312
28 Conversion of Carotenoids to Retinoids and Other Oxidation Products 322
29 Carotenoid and Polyphenol Content of Different Tomato Cultivars and Related Antioxidant Activity 336
30 Garlic Chemistry: Chemical and Biological Properties of Sulfur-Containing Compounds Derived from Garlic 346
31 Isothiocyanates as Inducers of Phase II Drug-Metabolizing Enzyme: Involvement of Cellular Redox Alteration 358
32 Separation and Bioactivity of Diarylheptanoids from Lesser Galangal (Alpinia officinarum) 369
33 Inhibition of Carcinogenesis by Tea Aqueous Non-Dialyzates Fractionated from Crude Tea Extracts
34 Structural Modification to Improve Psyllium Functionality 392
35 Effect of Antioxidants on Photosensitized Degradation of Methionine by Riboflavin 400
36 Comparative Study of Glycans in Lactoferrin-a and Lactoferrin-b 410
37 Influence of Endopeptidases and Aminopeptidases on the Production of Taste Peptides and Free Amino Acids in Muscle Foods 419
Author Index 431
Subject Index 433
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