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Flavonoids

A Coloring Model for Cheering up Life

Edited by Farid A. Badria

Mansoura University

Co-editor:

Anthony Ananga

Florida A&M University

Flavonoids with over 6000 natural colorful compounds are a unique class of phytonutrients found in almost all vegetables, fruits, and herbs. This book discusses the nature and role of these compounds by studying the molecular mechanism of flavonoids using spectroscopy and computational tools. The book also addresses the characteristics of natural vs. synthetic colors from both chemical and biological points of view. More importantly, a lengthy chapter explains in full detail the usefulness of these natural coloring properties to provide a safe, efficient, and economic therapy and/or prophylaxis of many health problems, e.g. obesity and cardiovascular disorders. This book poses a balance between developments in scientific research and the idea that researchers must be able to absorb and link scientific advances with clinical practice so that the management of diseases can be based on sound physiological concepts.

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FlavonoidsA Coloring Model for Cheering up LifeEdited by Farid A. Badria

Published: March 11th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77859

ISBN: 978-1-78923-974-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-973-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-504-0

Copyright year: 2020

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2507 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

11 Dimensions Citations

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1. Anthocyanins: Natural Sources and Traditional Therapeutic Uses

By Yogini S. Jaiswal, Yifu Guan, Ki Hwan Moon and Leonard L. Williams

207

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2. Anthocyanins in Apple Fruit and Their Regulation for Health Benefits

By Kaori Matsuoka

530

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3. Molecular Mechanism of Flavonoids Using Fluorescence Spectroscopy and Computational Tools

By Ana Paula Ribeiro Povinelli, Gabriel Zazeri and Marinônio Lopes Cornélio

353

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4. Flavonoids as Modulators of Synaptic Plasticity: Implications for the Development of Novel Therapeutic Strategies for Healthy Lifestyle

By Adriana Aparecida Ferraz Carbonel, Marianna Nogueira Cecyn, João Henrique Rodrigues Castello Girão, Gisela Rodrigues da Silva Sasso, Bárbara de Mello Ponteciano, Eliana Pereira Vellozo, Ricardo Santos Simões, Manuel de Jesus Simões, Manoel João Batista Castello Girão and Daniela Rodrigues de Oliveira

224

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5. Anthocyanins: Novel Antioxidants in Diseases Prevention and Human Health

By Shang Yazhen, Wang Wenju, Zhu Panpan, Ye Yuanyuan, Dai Panpan, Zhao Wusen and Wang Yanling

296

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6. Flavonoids: A Promising Therapy for Obesity Due to the High-Fat Diet

By Monica Michicotl Meneses and María Eugenia Jaramillo Flores

603

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7. Natural vs Synthetic Colors

By Luis Alberto Cira Chávez, Raquel García-Barrientos, Laura Elisa Gassos Ortega, Octavio Dublan Garcia and Maria Isabel Estrada Alvarado

294

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