Publication Date: November 11, 2012 | ISBN-10: 148029392X | ISBN-13: 978-1480293922
The 12th International Conference "Functional Food Ingredients and Nutraceuticals in Chronic Disease: Science and Practice” at Southwestern Methodist University in Dallas, TX was held with great success on November 2012. This conference reviewed functional food components for the prevention and management of chronic chronic diseases. The forever growing field of functional foods for chronic diseases brings together research scientists, medical doctors, food manufacturers and consumers who are committed to the present day major health issues to discuss the contribution of functional food compounds and functional foods in the prevention and management of Diabetes, Obesity, Cardiovascular Disorders, Cancer and other diseases. This Conference not only introduces new functional foods, but also shows the investigations and research that led to their creation with modern approaches in the prevention and management of chronic diseases by using innovations of herbal remedies, food additives and non-traditional plants as functional foods. The book showcases the numerous ideas and contributions made in the field of functional foods and chronic diseases, demonstrating the current progress and evolution that will undoubtedly change the lives of millions of people.