Dietary Phytochemicals: A Source of Novel Bioactive Compounds for the Treatment of Obesity, Cancer and Diabetes

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Dietary Phytochemicals: A Source of Novel Bioactive Compounds for the Treatment of Obesity, Cancer and Diabetes Editors: Chukwuebuka Egbuna, Sadia Hassan Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: Springer Nature Switzerland AG
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Pages: 265 Illustrations and other contents: 18 Illustrations, color; 4 Illustrations, black and white; VIII, 265 p. 22 illus., 18 illus. in color. Language: English ISBN: 9783030730017 Categories: , , , , ,

This book presents comprehensive coverage on the importance of good nutrition in the treatment and management of obesity, cancer and diabetes. Naturally occurring bioactive compounds are ubiquitous in most dietary plants available to humans and provide opportunities for the management of diseases. The text provides information about the major causes of these diseases and their association with nutrition. The text also covers the role of dietary phytochemicals in drug development and their pathways. Later chapters emphasize novel bioactive compounds as anti-diabetic, anti-cancer and anti-obesity agents and describe their mechanisms to regulate cell metabolism. Written by global team of experts, Dietary Phytochemicals: A Source of Novel Bioactive Compounds for the Treatment of Obesity, Cancer and Diabetes describes the potentials of novel phytochemicals, their sources, and underlying mechanism of action. The chapters were drawn systematically and incorporated sequentially to facilitate proper understanding. This book is intended for nutritionists, physicians, medicinal chemists, drug developers in research and development, postgraduate students and scientists in area of nutrition and life sciences.

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Author Biography

Chukwuebuka Egbuna is a chartered chemist, chemical analyst, and academic researcher in the Department of Biochemistry at Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University in Uli, Nigeria. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria (ICCON), the Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB), the Society of Quality Assurance (SQA) (USA), and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) (United Kingdom). Sadia Hassan is a faculty member in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, Government College Women University, Faisalabad, Pakistan.