Olive Oil: Minor Constituents and Health

Olive Oil: Minor Constituents and Health

by Dimitrios Boskou
     
 

ISBN-10: 1420059939

ISBN-13: 9781420059939

Pub. Date: 07/25/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Epidemiological studies indicate that the consumption of natural antioxidants from such plant-derived sources as olive oil produces beneficial health effects. Olive Oil: Minor Constituents and Health provides a balanced understanding of the pharmacological properties of phenols and other bioactive ingredients in the composition of olive oil. It discusses recent

Overview

Epidemiological studies indicate that the consumption of natural antioxidants from such plant-derived sources as olive oil produces beneficial health effects. Olive Oil: Minor Constituents and Health provides a balanced understanding of the pharmacological properties of phenols and other bioactive ingredients in the composition of olive oil. It discusses recent technological developments to retain optimal levels of bioactive ingredients s well as methodologies for the future study of olive oil's biological effects. The text covers research on the bioavailability of olive oil phenols and addresses the role of olive oil in the prevention of cardiovascular disease and certain types of cancer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781420059939
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/25/2008
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

Dietary Antioxidants. Olive Oil, Mediterranean Diet and Health. Phenolic Compounds in Olives and Olive Oil. Other Important Minor Constituents. Detection and Quantification of Phenolic Compounds in Olive Oil, Olives and Biological Fluids. Bioavailability and Antioxidant Effect of Olive Oil Phenolic Compounds in Humans. Olive Oil Phenols and Cell Damages. Antithrombotic and Antiatherogenic Lipid Minor Constituents from Olive Oil Minor. Olive Oil Hydroxy-isochromans. Conclusions.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >