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Overview

The fastest growing demographic in both developed and developing societies around the world, the elderly bring unique medical and financial health-care burdens. In response to this phenomenon, a large and growing body of research is directed toward the science of healthy aging. A substantial amount of observational data points to the consumption of a plant-based diet as a factor in lowering the risk of multiple chronic degenerative age-related diseases.
The 6th International Phytochemical Conference, Phytochemicals: Aging and Health, focused on the particular concerns of nutrition in the aging population, as well as new aspects of research methodology, real-world applications, and updates or expansions of previously introduced topics.
Drawn from the illustrious panel of scientists and researchers who spoke at the conference, Phytochemicals: Aging and Health begins by highlighting the prevailing theories on aging, including dietary manipulation and the role of phytochemical medicinals or supplements in health. Contributions present state-of-the-art methodologies for polyphenolic analysis, bioavailability, and metabolism—crucial tools that answer pressing questions such as “are there age related changes in flavonoid bioavailability?”
The following chapters provide research results on botanicals and inflammation, green tea formulations and skin health, and the effects of phytochemicals on vision, brain function, and cardiovascular disease. The book concludes with forward-looking discussions on applying nutrient–gene interaction research findings to individual dietary recommendations, along with the step-by-step process to commercialize botanical products for allergy relief.
Continuing to introduce the highest-quality, groundbreaking research, Phytochemicals: Aging and Health provides pragmatic information for food companies, supplement manufacturers, and researchers interested in developing functional foods and nutraceuticals for the aging population.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781420061376
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 4/8/2008
  • Pages: 232
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Technophysiology, Evolution, and Aging: Towards a New Image of Aging, P.S. Timiras
Are There Age-Related Changes in Flavonoid Bioavailability?, C-Y. Oliver Chen and J.B. Blumberg
Trends in the Analysis of Phytochemicals: Flavonoids and Carotenoids, E. Koh and A.E. Mitchell
Anti-inflammatory Botanicals: A Case Study of Genetic Screens as Part of a Pharmacogenomic Approach, M. Dey, I. Belolipov, S. Zakirov, A. Akimaliev, J. Akimaliev, I. Sodonbekov, and I. Raskin
Characteristics and Function of Lutein and Zeaxanthin within the Human Retina, B.R. Hammond, Jr., and L.M. Renzi
Phytochemicals and the Aging Brain, S. Bastianetto and R. Quirion
Green Tea: Skin Care and Skin Diseases, S.D. Hsu
Pomegranate Phenolic Antioxidant Activities Protect against Cardiovascular Diseases, M. Aviram, M. Rosenblat, and B. Fuhrman
Customizing Dietary Recommendations by Genotype in the Era of Genomics, S. Vakili, G. Jooyoung Shin, and M.A. Caudill
Development of a Botanical Combination Product for Allergy Symptoms, M. Lemay, D. Fast, Y. Lin, C. Buyce, and L. Rozga
IL-1 Genotype-Selective Inhibition of Inflammatory Mediators by Botanicals: A Nutrigenetics Proof of Principle, R.K. Randolph
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