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Functional Foods

Phytochemicals and Health Promoting Potential

Edited by Muhammad Sajid Arshad

Government College University, Faisalabad


Muhammad Haseeb Ahmad

Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan

The phytochemicals present in functional foods play a vital role in boosting immunity and promoting health. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the importance of functional foods and antioxidants and their scavenging activity for preventing various health-related disorders. This book also covers the therapeutic and medicinal potential of various bioactive compounds for a healthy lifestyle, as well as examines different products containing functional ingredients that demonstrate health-promoting potential.

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Functional FoodsPhytochemicals and Health Promoting PotentialEdited by Muhammad Sajid Arshad

Published: November 10th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.93962

ISBN: 978-1-83968-933-8

Print ISBN: 978-1-83968-932-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-934-5

Copyright year: 2021

Books open for chapter submissions

2653 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Dimensions Citations


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1. Functional Foods and Human Health: An Overview

By Muhammad Sajid Arshad, Waseem Khalid, Rabia Shabir Ahmad, Muhammad Kamran Khan, Muhammad Haseeb Ahmad, Saira Safdar, Safura Kousar, Haroon Munir, Umair Shabbir, Muhammad Zafarullah, Muhammad Nadeem, Zubia Asghar and Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria


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2. Why Produce Food-Bioactive Compounds to Generate Functional Grade Foods?

By Marina Marsanasco and Silvia del Valle Alonso


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3. Sustainable and Healthy Food Ingredients: Characterization and Application in Functional Products

By Ţibulcă Dorin and Fogarasi Melinda


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4. Eat Tasty and Healthy: Role of Polyphenols in Functional Foods

By Catarina Bessa-Pereira, Ricardo Dias, Elsa Brandão, Nuno Mateus, Victor de Freitas, Susana Soares and Rosa Pérez-Gregorio


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5. The Impact of Dietary Compounds in Functional Foods on MicroRNAs Expression

By Wittaya Chaiwangyen


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6. Functional-Antioxidant Food

By Nguyen Xuan Hoan, Le Thi Hong Anh, Duong Hong Quan, Dang Xuan Cuong, Hoang Thai Ha, Nguyen Thi Thao Minh, Dao Trong Hieu, Nguyen Dinh Thuat, Pham Duc Thinh and Dang Thi Thanh Tuyen


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7. Physiological and Cellular Targets of Neurotrophic Anxiolytic Phytochemicals in Food and Dietary Supplements

By Benjamin S. Weeks, Samuel D. Weeks, Amanda Kim, Landon Kessler and Pedro P. Perez


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8. Natural Compounds with Antioxidant Activity-Used in the Design of Functional Foods

By Petre Săvescu


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9. Theoretical Studies on Anti-Oxidant Activity of the Phytochemical, Coumestrol and Its Derivatives

By Puttanveedu Vinduja and Karuvanthodi Muraleedharan


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10. Functional Foods for the Management of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

By Venkateish V. Palanisamy, Nivya Vijayan, Vani Vijay, Baskaran Vallikannan and Madan Kumar Perumal


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11. Role of Functional Food in Treating and Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases

By Mpho Edward Mashau and Shonisani Eugenia Ramashia


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12. Functional and Therapeutic Potential of γ-Oryzanol

By Aasiya Sulaiman, Aisha Sulaiman, Mehtap Sert, Mohammed Safwan Ali Khan and Mansoor A. Khan


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13. Dietary Patterns for Immunity Support and Systemic Inflammation against Infections: A Narrative Review

By Budhi Setiawan and Masfufatun Masfufatun


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14. Disease Modifying Potential of Functional Foods for Neurodegenerative Disorders: Status Update on Regulatory Compliance

By Christofer Thomas, Borehalli Mayegowda Shilpa and Rajeswara Babu Mythri


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15. Therapeutic Potential of Dietary Polyphenols

By Amy L. Stockert and Seth Hall


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16. Flour-Based Confectionery as Functional Food

By Sanja Oručević Žuljević and Asima Akagić


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17. Bitter Melon: A Multifunctional Medicinal Plant with Powerful Bioactive Compounds

By Fadime Eryılmaz Pehlivan


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18. Evaluation of the Effect of Fruit Juice Containing Bacillus Coagulans Probiotic Supplement on the Level of Immunoglobulins A, M and Lymphocytes in Two-Speed Athletes

By Elahe Ebrahimi, Maryam Golshahi, Samane Yazdi and Mohammad Mehdi Pirnia


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19. Oilseeds as Functional Foods: Content and Composition of Many Phytochemicals and Therapeutic Alternatives

By Aicha O. Cherif


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