Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals and Degenerative Disease Prevention by Gopinadhan Paliyath, PhD, Marica Bakovic, and Kalidas Shetty, eds.
A compilation of functional foods and nutraceuticals focusing on their mechanism of action in the human body leading to disease prevention. Numerous chapters deal with different functional foods in terms of their efficacy, highlighting the mechanism of action of their ingredients. The book focuses on the biochemistry and molecular biology of the disease prevention process rather than simply compiling the benefits of functional foods and nutraceuticals. Hardcover, 424 pages.