This book represents collections of selected reviews, experimental and clinical results on modern approaches in the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular, cancer, diabetes and obesity by using the newest achievements in herbal remedies, food additives and non-traditional plants.
It not only introduces new functional foods, but also shows the investigations and research that led to their creation. Also, the book preserves the numerous ideas and contributions made in the field. This shows the progress and evolution of this thriving field, with the power to change the lives of millions of people. The forever growing field of functional foods for chronic diseases brings together research scientists, food manufacturers and consumers who are committed to this issue through modern achievements of surgical approaches and potential of drug therapy, where particular emphasis is placed on the unresolved problems of pharmaceutical side effects. Edited by Danik M. Martirosyan, PhD.