Anthocyanins and human health : biomolecular and therapeutic aspects / Muhammad Riaz, Muhammad Zia-Ul-Haq, Bashar Saad.

By: Riaz, Muhammad (Professor of pharmacy) [Author]Contributor(s): Saad, Bashar [Author] | Zia-Ul-Haq, Muhammad, Ph.D [Author]Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: SpringerBriefs in food, health, and nutritionPublication details: Switzerland : Springer, 2016Description: xii, 138 p. : col. ill., photos., charts ; 24 cmISBN: 9783319264547; 9783319264561 (eBook)Subject(s): Anthocyanins | Anthocyanins -- Therapeutic use | Chemistry, Organic | Medicine | Health | Food science | Biochemistry | Medicinal plants | Perrotis College -- Master of science degreeDDC classification: 572.2
Contents:
1. Diet and herbal-derived medicines. - - 2. Introduction to anthocyanins. - - 3. Occurrence of anthocyanins in plants. - - 4. Anthocyanins as natural colors. - - 5. Anthocyanins absorption and metabolism. - - 6. Biosynthesis and stability of anthocyanins. - - 7. The role of anthocyanins in health as antioxidant, in bone health and as heart protecting agents. - - 8. The role of anthocyanins in obesity and diabetes. - - 9. Anthocyanins effects on carcinogenesis, immune system and the central nervous system.
Summary: This book explores and introduces information available concerning the structure, composition, and abundance of anthocyanins in fruits and its bioavailability and biological activity related to health-promoting effects. This book includes nine chapters, embracing particularly historical aspects and present uses of traditional Arab-Islamic herbal medicine.
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1. Diet and herbal-derived medicines. - - 2. Introduction to anthocyanins. - - 3. Occurrence of anthocyanins in plants. - - 4. Anthocyanins as natural colors. - - 5. Anthocyanins absorption and metabolism. - - 6. Biosynthesis and stability of anthocyanins. - - 7. The role of anthocyanins in health as antioxidant, in bone health and as heart protecting agents. - - 8. The role of anthocyanins in obesity and diabetes. - - 9. Anthocyanins effects on carcinogenesis, immune system and the central nervous system.

This book explores and introduces information available concerning the structure, composition, and abundance of anthocyanins in fruits and its bioavailability and biological activity related to health-promoting effects. This book includes nine chapters, embracing particularly historical aspects and present uses of traditional Arab-Islamic herbal medicine.

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