Phytochemicals by P-TaylorFrancis

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									Phytochemicals
Editor: Mark S. Meskin
Editor: Wayne R. Bidlack
Editor: R. Keith Randolph



Edition: 1
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With the expansion of the aging population, researchers are focusing on the role of nutrition, plant-based
diets, and phytochemicals in healthy aging. Phytochemicals: Aging and Health illustrates the role of
phytochemicals in disease prevention, providing an understanding of their relationship to healthy aging in
an effort to promote optimal health and disease prevention. This text presents information on polyphenols,
flavonoid analysis, botanical therapeutics and chronic disease prevention, carotenoids and visual function,
green tea and skin care, pomegranate and cardiovascular disease, nutrient-gene interactions, and
personalized nutrition, with a focus on nutrigenetics as a means of nutrition therapy.

								
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