Marine Medicinal Foods: Implications and Applications, Macro and Microalgae

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Academic Press, Nov 3, 2011 - Technology & Engineering - 488 pages
This volume on medicinal foods from the sea narrates the bioactive principles of various marine floral (vertebrate and Invertebrate), faunal (Macro and Micro algal) and microbial sources. Contributions from eminent scientists worldwide explain about the latest advance implications in the development and application of marine originated functional foods, as potential pharmaceuticals and medicines for the benefit of humankind by meeting the present nutraceutical demands.
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Contents

Present and Future Prospects of Seaweeds in Developing Functional Foods
1
Nutritional and Digestive Health Benefits of Seaweed
17
Marine Edible Algae as Disease Preventers
29
Potential Role of Marine Algae on Female Health Beauty and Longevity
41
Sea Lettuces Culinary Uses and Nutritional Value
57
Marine Algal Sources for Treating Bacterial Diseases
71
Physical Chemical and Biological Properties of Wonder KelpLaminaria
85
Medicinal Effects of Phlorotannins from Marine Brown Algae
97
Potential Application of Marine Algae as Antiviral Agents in Medicinal Foods
245
AntiHIV Activity of Extracts and Compounds from Marine Algae
255
Antiallergic Benefit of Marine Algae in Medicinal Foods
267
Marine Macro and Microalgae as Potential Agents for the Prevention of Asthma Hyperresponsiveness and Inflammato
277
Impact of Marine Micro and Macroalgal Consumption on Photoprotection
287
Seaweed Proteins and Amino Acids as Nutraceuticals
297
Medicinal Effects of Peptides from Marine Microalgae
313
Seaweed as a Source of Novel Nutraceuticals Sulfated Polysaccharides and Peptides
325

Biological Activities and Potential Health Benefits of Fucoxanthin Derived from Marine Brown Algae
111
Phlorotannins and Fucoidans from Marine Macroalgae as Matrix Metalloproteinase Inhibitory Substances and Their
129
Protective Effect of Polysaccharide from Hizikia fusiformis Against EthanolInduced Toxicity
143
Functional Properties of Brown Algal Sulfated Polysaccharides Fucoidans
163
Polysaccharides from Capsosiphon fulvescens Stimulate the Growth of Gastrointestinal Cells
179
Potential Beneficial Effects of Marine Algal Sterols on Human Health
191
Laminaria japonica as a Food for the Prevention of Obesity and Diabetes
199
Anticancer Compounds from Marine Macroalgae and Their Application as Medicinal Foods
213
Marine Algae Natural Product Source for Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment
225
Anticoagulant Effect of Marine Algae
235
Seaweed Lipids as Nutraceuticals
339
Seaweed Vitamins as Nutraceuticals
357
Seaweed Minerals as Nutraceuticals
371
Medicinal Benefits of Sulfated Polysaccharides from Sea Vegetables
391
The Perspectives of the Application of Biofilm in the Prevention of Chronic Infections
403
Osteoporosis Treatment Marine Algal Compounds
417
Marine Algae Possess Therapeutic Potential for CaMineralization via Osteoblastic Differentiation
429
Extracts of Marine Algae Show Inhibitory Activity Against Osteoclast Differentiation
443
Index
455
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Steve Taylor is lecturer in psychology at Leeds Metropolitan University and a researcher in transpersonal psychology at Liverpool John Moores University.

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