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Dietary Phytochemicals

A Source of Novel Bioactive Compounds for the Treatment of Obesity, Cancer and Diabetes

Editors: Egbuna, Chukwuebuka, Hassan, Sadia (Eds.)

  • Details major causes of degenerative diseases (obesity, cancer and diabetes) and their association with nutrition
  • Documents the application of bioactive compounds in pharmaceutical field
  • Highlights the pathway and action mechanism of phytochemicals regarding degenerative diseases
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About this book

This book presents comprehensive coverage on the importance of good nutrition in the treatment and management of obesity, cancer and diabetes. Naturally occurring bioactive compounds are ubiquitous in most dietary plants available to humans and provide opportunities for the management of diseases. The text provides information about the major causes of these diseases and their association with nutrition. The text also covers the role of dietary phytochemicals in drug development and their pathways. Later chapters emphasize novel bioactive compounds as anti-diabetic, anti-cancer and anti-obesity agents and describe their mechanisms to regulate cell metabolism.

Written by global team of experts, Dietary Phytochemicals: A Source of Novel Bioactive Compounds for the Treatment of Obesity, Cancer and Diabetes describes the potentials of novel phytochemicals, their sources, and underlying mechanism of action. The chapters were drawn systematically and incorporated sequentially to facilitate proper understanding. This book is intended for nutritionists, physicians, medicinal chemists, drug developers in research and development, postgraduate students and scientists in area of nutrition and life sciences.

About the authors

Chukwuebuka Egbuna is a chartered chemist, chemical analyst, and academic researcher in the Department of Biochemistry at Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University in Uli, Nigeria. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria (ICCON), the Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB), the Society of Quality Assurance (SQA) (USA), and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) (United Kingdom). 

Sadia Hassan is a faculty member in the Institute of Home and Food Sciences at Government College University in Faisalabad, Pakistan.

 

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eBook 139,09 €
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  • Due: June 26, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-72999-8
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  • Included format:
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Hardcover 176,79 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • Due: June 26, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-72998-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Dietary Phytochemicals
Book Subtitle
A Source of Novel Bioactive Compounds for the Treatment of Obesity, Cancer and Diabetes
Editors
  • Chukwuebuka Egbuna
  • Sadia Hassan
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-72999-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-72999-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-72998-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 258
Number of Illustrations
4 b/w illustrations, 18 illustrations in colour
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