Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Diabetes (2nd Ed.)

Coordinators: Watson Ronald Ross, Preedy Victor R.

Language: Anglais
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The role of diet in the prevention, control and treatment of diabetes continues to provide significant opportunity for non-pharmaceutical interventions for the estimated 220 million people worldwide affected by this disease. Looking beyond traditional dietary controls may lead to more effective, cost-efficient, and flexible options for many patients.

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Diabetes, Second Edition is a valuable scientific resource focused on exploring the latest advances in bioactive food research, and the potential benefit of bioactive food choice on diabetic condition. Written by experts from around the world, it presents important information that can help improve the health of those at risk for diabetes and diabetes related conditions using food selection as its foundation.

An important resource for those involved in the dietary and nutritional care of diabetic patients as well as researchers seeking information on alternative bioactive food-based solutions.



  • Serves as a starting point for in-depth discussions in academic settings as well as leads to revised and updated treatment options for diabetes
  • Offers detailed, well-documented reviews outlining the ability of bioactive foods to improve and treat diabetes and obesity
  • Includes updated research on the global epidemic of diabetes
  • Includes global perspectives and coverage of regional foods

1. Role of Oxidative Stress in the Pathogenesis of Insulin Resistance and Type 2 Diabetes 2. Diabetes and the Role of Dietary Supplements 3. Government Regulation of Dietary Supplements and Foods: Role in Diabetes 4. Diabetes as an Immune Dysfunction Syndrome 5. Antihyperglycemic Potential of Secoisolaricinol Diglucoside 6. Antidiabetic Potential of Trigonelline and 4-Hydroxyisoleucine in Fenugreek 7. Community Participation and Diabetes Control 8. Glycine max (Soybean) Treatment for Diabetes 9. Amino Acid Supplements and Diabetes 10. Reduction in Serum Glucose with Garlic Extracts 11. Dietary Supplements, Immune Modulation, and Diabetes Control 12. Dietary Supplements and Herbs in Diabetes and Its Prevention 13. Phytotherapeutics in Treating Diabetes 14. Plant-Derived Hydroxycinnamate Derivatives, Insulin Sensitivity, and Adiponectin: Implications for Diabetes Control 15. Antidiabetic Activity of Allium Sativum 16. Chromium and Diabetes 17. Dietary Calcium and Magnesium and the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes 18. Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Insulin Resistance 19. Vitamin D and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus 20. Pongamia pinnata: Treatment of Diabetes 21. Oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus pulmonarius) and Diabetes Care 22. Traditional Medicinal Plants of Indigenous Peoples of Canada and Their Antioxidant Activity in Relation to Treatment of Diabetes 23. Indian Medicinal Plants with Hypoglycemic Potential 24. Plant Extracts and Alkaloids: Prevention of Diabetic Nephropathy 25. Lutein and Diabetic Cataracts 26. Compounds in Vegetables Including Okra and Fenugreek of Potential Value in the Treatment of Diabetes 27. Probiotics and Diabetes/Obesity: Health Implications 28. Tradition and Perspectives of Diabetes Treatment in Greco-Arab and Islamic Medicine 29. State of the Art of Diabetes Treatment in Greco-Arab and Islamic Medicine 30. Phytonutrients in Diabetes Management 31. Antidiabetic Effects of Punica granatum L (Pomegranate): A Review 32. Type II Diabetes Mellitus: 2011 Research Summary 33. Diabetes and Natural Products 34. l-Carnitine in Patients with Diabetes 35. Antioxidants and Inflammation in Obesity 36. Magnesium and Metabolic Syndrome: The Role of Magnesium in Health and Disease 37. Obesity in Ayurveda: Dietary, Lifestyle, and Herbal Considerations 38. The Effects of a Fermented Soy Product and Isoflavones in Metabolic Syndrome Control 39. Anti-Inflammatory Actions of Pycnogenol: Diabetes and Arthritis 40. Metabolic Syndrome: Diet, Obesity, and Chronic Inflammation 41. The Indian Medicinal Plant Aegle marmelos in the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus: Promise and Prospects 42. Antidiabetic and Hypoglycemic Effects of Syzygium cumini (Black Plum) 43. Human Milk as a Bioactive Food 44. Ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) in the Treatment of Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Preclinical Observations 45. Antidiabetic and Cardioprotective Effects of Amla (Emblica officinalis Gaertn) and its Phytochemicals: Preclinical Observations 46. Prickly Pear Cactus (‘Nopal’) for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus 47. Antioxidant Capacity of Honey: Potential Health Benefit

Nutritionists, Dieticians, Health scientists/researchers whose focus is in identifying pre-diabetes symptoms, diabetes, and its relationship to obesity and weight issues. Food scientists targeting health-related product development.