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Foods and dietary supplements in the prevention and treatment of disease in older adults / edited by Ronald Ross Watson.

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Subject: Older people > Nutrition.
Diet therapy for older people.
Functional foods.
Dietary supplements.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Diet Therapy.
Dietary Supplements.
Functional Food.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780124186866
  • ISBN: 0124186866
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 380 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Amsterdam : Academic Press, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Section 1: Non-Nutritional Components in Diet and Supplements, Nutraceuticals and their Role in Health Promotion in the Mature Adult -- -- A Traditional Elder's Anti-Aging Cornucopia of North American Plants -- Alzheimer's Disease : Current perspectives -- Animal models, Drugs under Development and Potential Nutritional Intervention -- Amla in the prevention of ageing : scientific validation of the ethnomedicinal claims -- Sarcopenia -- Potential beneficial effects of creatine supplementation -- Dietary spices in the prevention of Rheumatoid arthritis : past, present and future -- Medicinal benefits of ginger in various gastrointestinal ailments : usefulness in geriatric conditions -- Foods and Dietary supplements in the prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases in older adults -- -- Section 2: Nutraceuticals in Chronic Disease and Cancer Therapy in Seniors -- -- Targeting Mitochondrial for Healthy Brain Aging -- The Progression of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Lifestyle Intervention in Older Adults -- Usefulness of Tea (Camellia sinensis L. Kuntze) as a hepatoprotective agent in geriatric conditions -- Fruits in the prevention of cataractogenesis by targeting the aldose reductase: promise from preclinical observations -- Ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) in the treatment of osteoarthritis: clinical observations -- Natural polyphenols targeted tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL) signaling pathway for cancer chemoprevention -- Usefulness of the Ayurvedic drug Triphala in medical conditions afflicting the older adults -- Usefulness of Ayurvedic medicinal plants as immunomodulators in geriatrics: preclinical studies -- The health benefits of Indian traditional Ayurvedic Rasayanas (antiaging) drugs : a review -- Can phytochemicals be effective in preventing ethanol-induced hepatotoxicity in geriatric population? An evidence based revisit -- Chamomile : A herbal agent for the treatment of old age diseases -- -- Section 3: Nutritional Approaches to Therapy in Clinical Medicine in Old Age -- -- Effects of omega-3 fatty acids on neurodegenerative diseases and stroke -- Selenium Binding Protein 1 : A Moonlight Protein -- Selenium and senescence: center on genome maintenance -- Nutritional strategies against sarcopenia of aging: current evidence and future directions -- Minerals and Older Adults -- Vitamin D and Immunity -- Micronutrients and Ginseng for Immune Support in Older Adults -- The role of micronutrients in preventing infections in the elderly -- -- Section 4: Food and Supplements in Chronic Heart Diseases, Obesity and Stroke -- -- Dietary protein and the risk of stroke -- Care for stroke patients with eating difficulties -- Homocysteine, B-vitamins and cardiovascular risk -- Changes in Postprandial Blood Pressure in the Elderly -- Diet modification after acute events -- The Effects of Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid Deficiencies on Stroke, and Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid Supplements -- Nutritional Data in the Prevention and Therapy of Peripheral Arterial Disease -- Vitamin D deficiency and anemia in heart failure -- Metabolic Syndrome: Diet, Obesity and Chronic Inflammation.
Summary: Investigates the important nutritional requirements of the aging population in health and in relation to various acute and chronic diseases Explores the nutritional effects of botanical extracts and components that can have important health promotion benefits, and risks, to ensure safe consumption Reviews studies of common diseases within the aging population including cancer, cardiovascular, metabolic, and infectious diseases that can alter the intake of foods, supplements, and/or requirements for various nutrients Investigates the mechanisms of action of components of foods and dietary s.
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