Occurrences, Structure, Biosynthesis, and Health Benefits Based on Their Evidences of Medicinal Phytochemicals in Vegetables and Fruits. Volume 1

Noboru Motohashi, PhD (Editor)
Meiji Pharmaceutical University, Kiyose-shi, Tokyo, Japan

Series: Food Science and Technology, Botanical Research and Practices
BISAC: TEC012000

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Vegetables and fruits with diverse natural colors contain abundant functional phytochemicals such as carotenoids, anthocyanins and betalains. Additionally, these phytochemicals also contain vitamins, essential amino acids, unsaturated fatty acids, minerals, food enzymes and other plant components. This book describes the relationship of evidence-based functions and mechanisms of the phytochemicals in vegetables and fruits, and foods including cereal crops, nuts, beans, seafood and others. Research has been found that a higher intake of fruits and vegetables has been epidemiologically associated with an improvement of and lower risk and treatment for many diseases such as cancer, hypertension, diabetes, osteoporosis and others. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

Preface

Chapter 1. The Health Effects on Carotenoids of Kiwifruits (Actinidia spp.) Based on their Evidences
(Noboru Motohashi, Meiji Pharmaceutical University, Tokyo, Japan)

Chapter 2. The Health Effects of Medicinal Hypericum patulum Based on their Evidences
(Noboru Motohashi, Meiji Pharmaceutical University, Tokyo, Japan)

Chapter 3. Centipeda cunninghami Grown in Australia and its Beneficial Effects on Humans
(Youssef W. Mirhom and Frank S. D’Amelio, Sr., Bio-Botanica, Inc., Hauppauge, NY, USA)

Chapter 4. The Routine Analysis of Anthocyanins from Berries and Berry Products
(Thomas Eidenberger, Upper Austrian University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Wels, Austria)

Chapter 5. The Health Effects of Ruscus aculeatus Based on their Evidences
(Noboru Motohashi, Meiji Pharmaceutical University, Tokyo, Japan)

Chapter 6. Health Effects of Dietary Phytoestrogen Isoflavones
(Noboru Motohashi, Meiji Pharmaceutical University, Tokyo, Japan)

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