Functional Foods, Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes

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Functional Foods, Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes

Functional Foods, Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes
edited by A. Arnoldi
CRC | ISBN 0849325595 | 2004 | PDF | 488 pages | 2.8 MB

Cardiovascular disease and Type II diabetes are a growing problem for the developed world, putting an ever greater strain on healthcare systems. Edited by a leading authority, this important book reviews the role of functional foods in helping to prevent these chronic diseases. Part I examines the importance of diet in the prevention of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Part II focuses on the role of phytochemicals in preventing cardiovascular disease. Part III addresses the role of dietary fat. The book finishes by reviewing the use of starch and other functional ingredients in controlling cardiovascular disease.