Occurrences, Structure, Biosynthesis, and Health Benefits Based on Their Evidences of Medicinal Phytochemicals in Vegetables and Fruits. Volume 10

Noboru Motohashi, Ph.D. (Editor)
Meiji Pharmaceutical University, Kiyose-shi, Tokyo, Japan

Series: Food and Beverage Consumption and Health
BISAC: TEC012000

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In East Asia, Korean ginseng has long been used as a private medicine and nourishing tonic, used for maintaining physical strength as well as treating and preventing various diseases. Coffee is known for preventing lifestyle diseases such as high blood pressure, myocardial infarction, diabetes and dementia, and has adjuvant effects. In India, Semecarpus anacardium L. f has been used as a cure for private medicine and has been used as various disease treatments. In fact, Semecarpus anacardium L. f. contains bioactive ingredients such as antioxidant compounds. Mexican peppers with bright variegated colors are rich in plant pigmentation.

Among these plant dyes, in particular, authors describe the correlation between carotenes and functionality, as well as the challenges to prevent and treat these diseases. A detailed explanation of these four titles is made as follows:
Volume 10 mainly dscribes the effects, preventions and treatments of ginseng, including its folklore remedy as phytochemicals as follows: Chapter One: “Medicinal Phytochemicals and Health Effects of Panax ginseng (Korean Ginseng)”; Chapter Two: “Coffee´s Phytochemicals: From Biosynthesis to Health Benefits”; Chapter Three: “Nature-Inspired Phytochemicals and the Pharmacological Activities of Herbal Plants of the Anacardiaceae Family and Semecarpus anacardium L.f”; and Chapter Four: “Carotenoids from Mexican Peppers and Their Benefical Effects.” These chapters will provide more advanced information to researches in the region of new drug designs for phytochemicals.

Preface

Chapter 1. Medicinal Phytochemicals and Health Effects of Panax ginseng (Korean Ginseng)
(Noboru Motohashi, Anuradha Vanam, Jyothirmayi Vadapalli and Rao Gollapudi, Meiji Pharmaceutical University, Tokyo, Japan, and others)

Chapter 2. Coffee's Phytochemicals: From Biosynthesis to Health Benefits
(Lourdes Valadez-Carmona, Carla Patricia Plazola-Jacinto, Marcela Hernández-Ortega and D. Nayelli Villalón-López, Departamento de Ingeniería Bioquímica, Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biológicas, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, México, and others)

Chapter 3. Nature-Inspired Phytochemicals and the Pharmacological Activities of Herbal Plants of the Anacardiaceae Family and Semecarpus anacardium L.f.
(Vustelamuri Padmavathi, Bhattiprolu Kesava Rao and Noboru Motohash, Department of Chemistry, University College of Sciences, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andhra Pradesh, India, and others)

Chapter 4. Carotenoids from Mexican Peppers and Their Beneficial Effects
(Carla Patricia Plazola-Jacinto, Lourdes Valadez-Carmona, D. Nayelli Villalón-López and Marcela Hernández-Ortega, Departamento de Ingeniería Bioquímica, Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biológicas, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, México, and others)

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