Vegetables, Fruits, And Herbs In Health Promotion / Edition 1

Vegetables, Fruits, And Herbs In Health Promotion / Edition 1

by Ronald Ross Watson
     
 

ISBN-10: 084930038X

ISBN-13: 9780849300387

Pub. Date: 01/01/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The use of dietary vegetables and medicinal herbs to improve health is a phenomenon that is taking society by storm. Herbal products are now a multi- billion dollar business. Even more important, this business is built upon extremely little research data. The FDA is pushing the i ndustry-with Congress' help- to base their claims and products on scie ntific

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Overview

The use of dietary vegetables and medicinal herbs to improve health is a phenomenon that is taking society by storm. Herbal products are now a multi- billion dollar business. Even more important, this business is built upon extremely little research data. The FDA is pushing the i ndustry-with Congress' help- to base their claims and products on scie ntific phenomena. Vegetables, Fruits and Herbs in Health Promotion dis cusses the most effective ways of conducting research geared toward de riving maximum nutritional benefit from vegetables, fruits, and herbs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849300387
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Series:
Modern Nutrition Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Plants and Animal Estrogens in Menopause
Coenzyme Q10 and Heart Disease and Health Promotion
Japanese Vegetable Juice, Aojiru, and Health Promotion
The Immunomodulatory Potential of Phytochemicals
Nutrients in Cognitive Disorder
Antioxidants as Therapies of Diseases of Old Age
Nutrition and Stress in Cause and Prevention of Eye Diseases of Old Age
Fruits and Vegetables and Cancer Risk of the Aged
Vegetable Extract Supplements: Nutritional and Biomedical Effects
Nutrients and Vegetables: Protection from Sun Damage
Vegetables and Their Antioxidants in Reducing Tobacco Smoke Toxicity
Functional Medicine Diets to Attenuate Neurodegenerative Diseases
Cranberries and Disease Prevention
Taste and Vegetable and Fruit Intake in the Aged
Gastrointestinal Nutritional Problems in the Aged: Role in Vegetable and Fruit Use
Foods That Reduce Stress: Immune Management
Tomatoes and Their Extract in Health Promotion
Role of Fruits and Vegetables and Their Extracts in Preventing Osteoporosis
Soybean and Soybean Phytochemicals: Prospects for Cancer and Disease Prevention
Garlic and Health Promotion
Wine and Grapes
Herbal and Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine From a European Perspective
Dietary Intervention Strategy

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