Overview

The use of nuts and seeds to improve Human nutritional status has proven successful for a variety of conditions including in the treatment of high cholesterol, reduced risk of Type-2 Diabetes, and weight control. This complete guide to the health benefits of nuts and seeds is the only single-source scientific reference to explore the specific factors that contribute to these potential health benefits, as well as discussing how to maximize those potential benefits.

* Organized by seed-type with detailed ...

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Nuts and Seeds in Health and Disease Prevention

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Overview

The use of nuts and seeds to improve Human nutritional status has proven successful for a variety of conditions including in the treatment of high cholesterol, reduced risk of Type-2 Diabetes, and weight control. This complete guide to the health benefits of nuts and seeds is the only single-source scientific reference to explore the specific factors that contribute to these potential health benefits, as well as discussing how to maximize those potential benefits.

* Organized by seed-type with detailed information on the specific health benefits of each to provide an easy-access reference for identifying treatment options
* Insights into health benefits will assist in development of symptom-specific functional foods
* Includes photographs for visual identification and confirmation
* Indexed alphabetically by nut/seed with a second index by condition or disease

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780123756893
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 3/31/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 1226
  • Sales rank: 1,230,184
  • File size: 20 MB
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Meet the Author

Professor Victor R. Preedy, PhD DSc CBiol FIBiol FRCPath FRIPH FRSH FRSPH is currently a Professor in the Department of Dietetics, King's College London and Honorary Professor in Clinical Biochemistry, King's College Hospital and Director of the Genomics Centre, Kings College London. He directs studies regarding nutrition, and clinical biochemistry. Professor Preedy graduated in 1974 from the University of Aston with a Combined Honours Degree in Biology and Physiology with Pharmacology. He gained his PhD in 1981, in the field of Nutrition and Metabolism, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London. Between 1988 until 1999 he was associated with the Department of Clinical Biochemistry at King’s College Hospital. He was a Reader in Clinical Biochemistry between 1992 and 2002. In 1992, he received his Membership of the Royal College of Pathologists, based on his published works and in 1993 he gained a DSc degree for his outstanding contribution to protein metabolism. At the time, he was one of the university's youngest recipients of this distinguished award. Professor Preedy was elected as a Fellow to the Royal College of Pathologists in 2000. Since then he has been elected as a Fellow to the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health (2004), The Royal Institute of Public Health (2004) and The Royal Society of Public Health (2009). Professor Preedy has published over 550 articles, which includes over 160 peer-reviewed manuscripts based on original research and 90 reviews as well as 35 books or volumes.

Ronald Ross Watson, Ph.D., attended the University of Idaho but graduated from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, with a degree in chemistry in 1966. He earned his Ph.D. in biochemistry from Michigan State University in 1971. His postdoctoral schooling in nutrition and microbiology was completed at the Harvard School of Public Health, where he gained 2 years of postdoctoral research experience in immunology and nutrition.

From 1973 to 1974 Dr. Watson was assistant professor of immunology and performed research at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He was assistant professor of microbiology and immunology at the Indiana University Medical School from 1974 to 1978 and associate professor at Purdue University in the Department of Food and Nutrition from 1978 to 1982. In 1982 Dr. Watson joined the faculty at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center in the Department of Family and Community Medicine of the School of Medicine. He is currently professor of health promotion sciences in the Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health.

Dr. Watson is a member of national and international nutrition, immunology, cancer, and alcoholism research societies. His patents are for antioxidant polyphenols in several dietary supplements including passion fruit peel extract, with more pending. This results from more than 10 years of polyphenol research in animal models and human clinical trials. He had done research on mouse AIDS and immune function for 20 years. For 30 years he was funded by NIH and Foundations to study dietary supplements in health promotion. Dr. Watson has edited more than 0 books on nutrition, dietary supplements and over-the-counter agents, and drugs of abuse, as scientific reference books. He has published more than 500 research and review articles.

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Table of Contents

Section 1: General Aspects and Overviews

1.1. Overviews: A Primer on Seeds and Nut Biology, Improvement and Use; Seeds as herbal drugs; Seeds, Nuts and Vector-Borne Diseases; 1.2. Composition: Fatty acid content of commonly available nuts and seeds; Triacylglycerols in nut and seeds oils: detailed characterization using high-performance liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry; Antioxidants in nuts and seeds; Inorganic constituents of nuts and seeds; 1.3. Effects on health: Nuts and Seeds in Cardiovascular Health; Brassica seeds: metabolomics and biological potential; Nuts and seeds used in health and disease in Pakistan;  Seeds components in cancer prevention; Nuts, seeds and oral health; 1.4. Adverse aspects: Mycotoxins in seeds and nuts; Cyanogenic glycosides in nuts and seeds; Allergies to nuts and seeds

Section 2: Effects of Specific Nuts and Seeds

African ebony seeds; Ajwain seeds; Almond seeds; Aniseeds; Bambangan seeds; Bambara groundnut; Betel nut; Swietenine, Big Leaf Mahogany seeds; Bitter Kola seeds; Black soybean seeds; Bonducella seeds; Brazil nuts; Broccoli seeds; Buckwheat seeds; West African Bush Mango; Caper seeds; Cardamom seeds; Carob seeds; Cashew nut; Chia Seeds; Chinese cabbage seeds; Chinese Fan Palm; Climbing black pepper seeds; Cluster pepper  seeds; Cocoa Seeds; Coconut seeds; Common vetch seeds; Usage of Coral bean seeds; Coralwood seeds; Coriander seeds; Cowhage seeds; Crabs eye seeds; Cumin seeds; Custard apple seeds; Date Seeds; Euphorbia  seeds; Fennel seeds; Fenugreek seeds; Five-leaved chaste tree seeds; Flaxseeds; Fragrant Olive seeds; Gallnuts; Garden cress seeds; Ginkgo seeds; Grains of Paradise Seeds; Grape seeds; Grapefruit seeds; Gray Nickerbean; Amazonian herb guarana seeds; Guava seeds; Harmala Seeds; Hazelnuts; Hempseeds; Hongay oil tree seeds; Horse chestnut; Indian gooseberry seeds; Indian mustard seeds; Jackfruit seeds; Jambolan seeds; Kersting’s Nut; Litchi Seeds; Longan seeds; Lupine seeds; Macadamia nuts; Magnolia seeds; Malay apple; Mango seeds; Marking Nut; Milk Thistle; Mobola plum seeds; Moringa seeds; Mucanã seeds; Neem tree seeds; Nigella seeds; Nutmeg; Okra  seed; Olive seeds; Papaya seeds; Passion fruit seeds; Peanut seeds; Pecan nut; Perennial horse gram  Seeds; Pistachio seeds; Pomegranate seeds; Pumpkin seeds; Purple Camel’s Food Seeds; Purple Viper's Bugloss seeds; Purple Wheat seeds; Rapeseeds; Red clover seeds; Red onion seeds; Sacha Inchi nut oil; Safflower seeds; Sea buckthorn seeds; Sesame seeds; Sour date seeds; Soursop seeds; Soybean; Spotted bean; Squirting cucumber  seeds; Sucupira branca seeds; Sunflower Seeds; Tamarind Seeds; Tea seeds; Tomato seeds; Wallich seeds; Walnuts; Watermelon Seeds; White cabbage seeds; Wild Banana

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