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Nutritional Antioxidant Therapies: Treatments and Perspectives

Editors: Al-Gubory, Kaïs Hussain, Laher, Ismail (Eds.)

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  • Reviews the beneficial role of plant derived nutraceuticals with antioxidant properties as related to prenatal development, neonatal growth and health, maintenance of adult health and healthy aging
  • Gives an overview of the use of nutritional based antioxidant therapies in disease prevention and treatment
  • Provides state-of-the-art knowledge of the role dietary supplements in improved health and limiting damage caused by environmental and chemical factors
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This book offers a collection of expert reviews on the use of plant-based antioxidant therapies in disease prevention and treatment. Topics discussed include the uses of plant and nutritional antioxidants in the contexts of reproductive health and prenatal development, healthcare and aging, noncommunicable chronic diseases, and environmental pollution. The text is complemented by a wealth of color figures and summary tables.

About the authors

Dr. Kaïs H. Al-Gubory is a senior scientist at the Department of Animal Physiology and Livestock Systems of the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA). His research lies in understanding ovarian, luteal, uterine and placental physiology during pregnancy. He is engaged in the development and use of experimental surgery, animal models and live-cell imaging technology equipped with Fibered Confocal Fluorescence Microscopy (Cell-viZio). Currently, his major research interest include peri-implantation biology, free radical biology, physiological adaptation to oxidative stress, monitoring oxidative stress biomarkers and apoptosis, antioxidants, therapeutic potential of periconception dietary antioxidants, prenatal developmental outcomes and fertility. 
Professor Ismail Laher is a professor at the Unviersity of British Columbia, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. His special interests and accomplishments are in the area of pharmacology of autoregulation, autonomic pharmacology, vascular smooth muscle and cerebrovascular pharmacology. He has a good publication record in renowned pharmacological journals. He is the Editor of the Springer Reference: Systems Biology of Free Radicals and Antioxidants.

Table of contents (20 chapters)

Table of contents (20 chapters)
  • Introducing Chapter: Phytochemicals, Antioxidant Therapy, Opportunities and Challenges

    Pages 1-26

    Al-Gubory, Kaïs Hussain

  • Plants of Indian Traditional Medicine with Antioxidant Activity

    Pages 27-64

    Das, Abhishek (et al.)

  • Antioxidant Potential of African Medicinal Plants

    Pages 65-88

    Ndhlala, Ashwell Rungano (et al.)

  • Plant-Based Diets for Health Maintenance and Disease Prevention: Why and How?

    Pages 89-112

    Al-Gubory, Kaïs Hussain

  • Antioxidants in Reproductive Health and Fertility

    Pages 113-136

    Darché, Rachel L. (et al.)

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Hardcover $279.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Nutritional Antioxidant Therapies: Treatments and Perspectives
Editors
  • Kaïs Hussain Al-Gubory
  • Ismail Laher
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-67625-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-67625-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-67623-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-09805-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIX, 553
Number of Illustrations
58 b/w illustrations, 35 illustrations in colour
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