Polyphenols in Human Health and Disease
  • Release Date : 06 August 2018
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 470 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128130070
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Download or read book entitled Polyphenols in Human Health and Disease by author: Ronald Ross Watson which was release on 06 August 2018 and published by Academic Press with total page 470 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Polyphenols: Mechanisms of Action in Human Health and Disease, Second Edition describes the mechanisms of polyphenol antioxidant activities and their use in disease prevention. Chapters highlight the anti-inflammatory activity of polyphenols on key dendritic cells, how they modulate and suppress inflammation, and how they are inactivated or activated by metabolism in the gut and circulating blood. Polyphenols have proven effective for key health benefits, including bone health, organ health, cardiac and vascular conditions, absorption and metabolism, and cancer and diseases of the immune system. They are a unique group of phytochemicals that are present in all fruits, vegetables and other plant products. This very diverse and multi-functional group of active plant compounds contain powerful antioxidant properties and exhibit remarkable chemical, biological and physiological properties, including cancer prevention and cardio-protective activities. Expands coverage on green tea, cocoa, wine, cumin and herbs Outlines their chemical properties, bioavailability and metabolomics Provides a self-teaching guide to learn the mechanisms of action and health benefits of polyphenols