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Seaweed in Health and Disease Prevention

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by Jo?l|Levine Ira Fleurence
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Seaweed in Health and Disease Prevention by Jo?l|Levine Ira Fleurence

Seaweed in Health and Disease Prevention presents the potential usage of seaweed, macroalgae, and their extracts for enhancing health and disease. The book explores the possibilities in a comprehensive way, including outlining how seaweed can be used as a source of macronutrients and micronutrients, as well as nutraceuticals. The commercial value of seaweed for human consumption is increasing year-over-year, and some countries harvest several million tons annually. This text lays out the properties and effects of seaweeds and their use in the food industry, offering a holistic view of the ability of seaweed to impact or effect angiogenesis, tumors, diabetes and glucose control, oxidative stress, fungal infections, inflammation and infection, the gut, and the liver.

  • Combines foundational information and nutritional context, offering a holistic approach to the relationship between sea vegetables, diet, nutrition, and health
  • Provides comprehensive coverage of health benefits, including sea vegetables as sources of nutraceuticals and their specific applications in disease prevention, such as angiogenesis, diabetes, fungal infections, and others
  • Includes Dictionary of Terms, Key Facts, and Summary points in each chapter to enhance comprehension
  • Includes information on toxic varieties and safe consumption guidelines to supplement basic coverage of health benefits

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Ebook Details
Pages: 476
Size: 8.2 MB
Publisher: Academic Press
Date published:   2016
ISBN: 2370007456635 (DRM-PDF)

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Nonfiction > Science > Life Sciences
Nonfiction > Health & Fitness > Nutrition
Nonfiction > Science > Life Sciences > Biology > Marine Biology

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