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Local Mediterranean Food Plants and Nutraceuticals

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783805581240
  • Publisher: Karger, S. Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/28/2006
  • Series: Forum of Nutrition Ser.
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 188
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

'Local food-nutraceuticals' : bridging the gap between local knowledge and global needs 1
Gathered Mediterranean food plants - ethnobotanical investigations and historical development 18
Disseminating knowledge about 'local food plants' and 'local plant foods' 75
Plant foods and brain aging : a critical appraisal 86
Local food and cardioprotection : the role of phytochemicals 116
A vegetable to meat consumption ratio as a relevant factor determining cancer preventive diet : the Mediterranean versus other European countries 130
Mediterranean diet as a nutrition education and dietary guide : misconceptions and the neglected role of locally consumed foods and wild green plants 154
Development of bioactive substances for functional foods - scientific and other aspects 171
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