Polyphenols in Human Health and Disease

Ronald Ross Watson, Victor R. Preedy, Sherma Zibadi

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Polyphenols in Human Health and Disease documents antioxidant actions of polyphenols in protection of cells and cell organelles, critical for understanding their health-promoting actions to help the dietary supplement industry. The book begins by describing the fundamentals of absorption, metabolism and bioavailability of polyphenols, as well as the effect of microbes on polyphenol structure and function and toxicity. It then examines the role of polyphenols in the treatment of chronic disease, including vascular and cardiac health, obesity and diabetes therapy, cancer treatment and prevention, and more.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationVolume 1
Subtitle of host publicationPolyphenols in Chronic Diseases and their Mechanisms of Action. Volume 2: Polyphenols in the Prevention and Treatment of Vascular and Cardiac Disease, and Cancer
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages1419
ISBN (Print)9780123984562
StatePublished - Nov 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)
  • Medicine(all)


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