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Title Bioactive compounds from plant origin : extraction, applications, and potential health benefits / edited by Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria, PhD, Colin Barrow, PhD
Published Oakville, ON, Canada ; Palm Bay, Florida, USA : Apple Academic Press, [2020]
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Series Innovations in plant science for better health
Innovations in plant science for better health
Summary "This new volume explores the importance of phytochemicals from plants in therapeutics and human health. Its focus is on the extraction of bioactive compounds and their applications in human health. Natural products and their bioactive compounds are increasingly utilized in preventive and therapeutic medication as well as for the production of pharmaceutical supplements and more recently as food additives to increase the functionality of foods. The first section of the volume describes recent advances in the extraction of bioactive compounds from various sources. It looks at advanced extraction techniques such as enzyme-assisted, microwave-assisted, ultrasound-assisted, pressurized liquid extraction, and supercritical extraction techniques, which are described in detail. Part 2, on bioactive compounds and health claims, covers the roles of different bioactive compounds and their health-promoting potential for lifestyle diseases. The incorporation of functional food, nutraceuticals, and bioactives in daily diets helps to prevent the progression of chronic disorders. This section explains the botany, physical characteristics, uniqueness, uses, distribution, importance, phytochemistry, traditional importance, nutritional importance, bioactivities, and future trends of different functional foods. Functional foods, beyond providing basic nutrition, may offer a potentially positive effect on health and may offer cures for various disease conditions, such as metabolic disorders, cancer, and chronic inflammatory reactions. Bioactive Compounds from Plant Origins: Extraction, Applications, and Potential Health Benefits will be useful for faculty, students, and researchers as well as professionals working in the food, nutraceutical, and herbal industries. Key features: Compares conventional vs. novel methods for the extraction of bioactive molecules; Describes several green extraction techniques Explores phytochemicals from fruit wastes for sustainable poultry production; Considers the various health benefits of bioactive compounds from various plants, including garlic, persimmon, grapes, etc."-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria, PhD, is the Alfred Deakin Research Fellow at Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia. Dr. Suleria was awarded an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship and an Australian Postgraduate Award for his PhD research at the University of Queensland School of Medicine, the Translational Research Institute, in collaboration with the Commonwealth and Scientific and Industrial Research Organization. He was previously affiliated with the Department of Food Sciences at the Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan; the PAK-US Joint Project funded by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan, and the Department of State, USA, with the collaboration of the University of Massachusetts, USA; and the National Institute of Food Science and Technology, University of Agriculture, Pakistan. Dr. Suleria has published more than 60 peer-reviewed scientific papers.Colin Barrow, PhD, is the Alfred Deakin Professor and Chair of Biotechnology at Deakin University, Victoria, Australia, where he is Director of the Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology. He has previously published two books, including one entitled Marine Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods. Dr. Barrow has an H-index of 43, with more than 300 peer-reviewed publications and over 8000 total citations. Prior to joining Deakin University, he was Executive Vice President of Research and Development at Ocean Nutrition Canada. He served on the Expert Advisory Committee for the Canadian Natural Health Product Directorate, is a founding member of the International Society for Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods, and was a member of Board of Directors for the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 25, 2019)
Subject Medicinal plants
Plant bioactive compounds -- Separation
HEALTH & FITNESS / Nutrition
Medicinal plants.
SCIENCE / General
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
Form Electronic book
Author Barrow, Colin J., editor
Suleria, Hafiz, editor
ISBN 0429029284