Nova Publishers
My Account Nova Publishers Shopping Cart
HomeBooksSeriesJournalsReference CollectionseBooksInformationSalesImprintsFor Authors
            
  Top » Catalog » Ebooks » Science and Technology » Food Science » My Account  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   
Quick Find
  
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
Advanced Search
What's New? more
Chaos and Complexity in the Arts and Architecture: Research in Progress
$85.50
Shopping Cart more
0 items
Information
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Conditions of Use
Contact Us
Bestsellers
01.Flax Lipids: Classes, Biosynthesis, Genetics and the Promise of Applied Genomics for Understanding and Altering of Fatty Acids
02.Food and Brain Health
03.Food as Medicine
04.Milk Production
05.Molecular Typing Methods for Tracking Foodborne Micoorganisms
06.Recent Advances in Wine Stabilization and Conservation Technologies
07.Traditional and Modern Japanese Soy Foods: Manufacturing, Nutrition and Cuisine of a Variety of Soy Foods for Health and Joy of Taste
08.Vermiculture Revolution: The Technological Revival of Charles Darwin's Unheralded Soldiers of Mankind
Notifications more
NotificationsNotify me of updates to The Mediterranean Diet: Perspectives, Food Components and Health Effects
Tell A Friend
 
Tell someone you know about this product.
The Mediterranean Diet: Perspectives, Food Components and Health Effects $160.00
Editors: Catherine Walton
Book Description:
Non-communicable diseases are currently the leading cause of mortality in the world. It is noteworthy that many cases of these complex diseases can be prevented through the consumption of a healthy diet. The Mediterranean diet (MD) is frequently considered as the dietary ‘elixir’ that is effective in reducing the risk of non-communicable diseases and in improving longevity. In Chapter One, the authors review studies that have revealed interactions between MD and specific genetic variants that effectively reduce the risk of complex diseases. In Chapter Two, the Mediterranean diet in relation to its role in the prevention and management of cardiovascular disease is discussed. Chapter Three focuses on the nutrient and phytochemical profile of the Mediterranean diet and its effectiveness in the prevention and management cancer with details on mechanisms of actions. Chapter Four profiles the chemical characteristics and nutritive value of seafood caught in the Ionian Sea that is of high commercial interest in Mediterranean countries. To conclude, Chapter Five discusses the relationship of several different Mediterranean dietary patterns to the incidence of metabolic, cardio-vascular (including stroke), and the most frequent cancers. Beside the expected importance of plant foods and the necessary moderation of animal foods, this comparison unravels the peculiar effect of specific foods, either beneficial foods such as whole grains and olive oil, or detrimental foods such as energy-dense and nutrient-poor foods. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:
Preface

Chapter 1. The Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet Using Nutrigenetics (Maria G. Kakkoura, Christiana A. Demetriou, Kleitos Sokratous, Maria A. Loizidou, Andreas Hadjisavvas and Kyriacos Kyriacou, Department of Electron Microscopy/Molecular Pathology, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Nicosia, Cyprus, and others)

Chapter 2. Constituents of the Mediterranean Diet and Their Effects on the Prevention and Management of Cardiovascular Disorders (Marquitta Webb and Sa’eed Bawa, Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Faculty of Food and Agriculture, University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus, The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, and others)

Chapter 3. The Nutrient and Phytochemical Profile of the Mediterranean Diet and Its Effectiveness in the Reduction of Risk for the Development of Cancer(Sa’eed Bawa and Marquitta Webb, Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Faculty of Food and Agriculture, University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus, The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, and others)

Chapter 4. Mediterranean Seafood: Functional Food Properties (E. Prato, I. Parlapiano, P. Addis, and F. Biandolino, CNR-IAMC, Institute for Coastal Marine Environment Taranto, Taranto, Italy)

Chapter 5. Adaptation of the Mediterranean Diet to Different Dietary Cultural Settings: What Is Important for Prevention? (Mariette J.Gerber, Former Senior INSERM-Scientist at Cancer Institute Montpellier, France)

Index

   Series:
      Food and Beverage Consumption and Health
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2017
   Pages: 6x9 - NBC-R
   ISBN: 978-1-53611-931-2
   Status: AV
  
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
  
Available Options:
Version:
Special Focus Titles
01.Positive Youth Development: Long Term Effects in a Chinese Program
02.Anticancer Therapies: Advances in Research and Applications
03.From Dreamers to Doers: The Art and Science of Educational Project Management
04.Delirium: Prevention, Symptoms and Treatment
05.Mindfulness: Past, Present and Future Perspectives
06.Classrooms. Volume 2: Academic Content and Behavior Strategy Instruction for Students With and Without Disabilities
07.Bicycles: Helmet Use of Adolescents at Independent Schools
08.Alzheimer’s Disease: Awareness among Young Adults
09.What Your Eyes Tell Your Brain about Art: Insights from Neuroaesthetics and Scanpath Eye Movements
10.Pain: Management, Issues and Controversies
11.Gifted Underachiever
12.Biological Conservation in the 21st Century: A Conservation Biology of Large Wildlife

Nova Science Publishers
© Copyright 2004 - 2017

The Mediterranean Diet: Perspectives, Food Components and Health Effects