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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29027830/occurrence-types-properties-and-interactions-of-phenolic-compounds-with-other-food-constituents-in-oil-bearing-plants
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Muhammad H Alu'datt, Taha Rababah, Mohammad N Alhamad, Ghaid J Al-Rabadi, Carole C Tranchant, Ali Almajwal, Stan Kubow, Inteaz Alli
Phenolic phytochemicals have become of interest due to their therapeutic potential, particularly with regards to their anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, hypolipidemic, and hypoglycemic properties. An evolving area of research involving phenolics in foods and their products pertains to the functional, biological, and nutritional consequences resulting from the binding between certain phenolic compounds and the macronutrient and micronutrient constituents of foods. The goal of this review is to provide a summary of studies investigating endogenous phenolic interactions with major components in food systems, including carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, minerals and vitamins, with a focus on the phenolic compounds and nutrients in oil-bearing plants...
October 13, 2017: Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29022834/phenolic-protein-interactions-effects-on-food-properties-and-health-benefits
#2
Nydia E Buitimea-Cantúa, Janet A Gutiérrez-Uribe, Sergio O Serna-Saldívar
Phenolic-protein interactions (PPI), which naturally occur in most food systems, are being intentionally designed to enhance functional performance of phenolic compounds (PC). PPI have been primarily associated with changes related to sensorial, nutritional, and nutraceutical features of foods. Furthermore, these interactions affect properties such as astringency, protein digestibility, absorption, and bioavailability of antioxidants. Therefore, new product development should pay attention to these interactions and not only on the concentration of PC...
October 12, 2017: Journal of Medicinal Food
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29022339/resveratrol-ameliorates-tau-hyperphosphorylation-at-ser396-site-and-oxidative-damage-in-rat-hippocampal-slices-exposed-to-vanadate-implication-of-erk1-2-and-gsk-3%C3%AE-signaling-cascades
#3
Kyoung A Jhang, Jin-Sun Park, Hee-Sun Kim, Young Hae Chong
The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of resveratrol (a natural polyphenolic phytostilbene) on tau hyperphosphorylation and oxidative damage induced by sodium orthovanadate (Na3VO4), the prevalent species of vanadium (vanadate), in rat hippocampal slices. Our results showed that resveratrol significantly inhibited Na3VO4-induced hyperphosphorylation of tau at Ser396 (p-S396-tau) site, which is upregulated in the hippocampus of Alzheimer's disease (AD) brains and principally linked to AD-associated cognitive dysfunction...
October 12, 2017: Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29022103/antidiabetic-plant-derived-nutraceuticals-a-critical-review
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REVIEW
Jayapal Naveen, Vallikannan Baskaran
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the major health problems in the world, especially amongst the urban population. Chemically synthesized drugs used to decrease the ill effects of DM and its secondary complications cause adverse side effects, viz., weight gain, gastrointestinal disturbances, and heart failure. Currently, various other approaches, viz., diet control, physical exercise and use of antidiabetic plant-derived molecules/foods are advocated to manage DM, as they are economical with fewer or no side effects...
October 11, 2017: European Journal of Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29021813/effect-of-a-short-term-dietary-supplementation-with-phytosterols-red-yeast-rice-or-both-on-lipid-pattern-in-moderately-hypercholesterolemic-subjects-a-three-arm-double-blind-randomized-clinical-trial
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Arrigo F G Cicero, Federica Fogacci, Martina Rosticci, Angelo Parini, Marina Giovannini, Maddalena Veronesi, Sergio D'Addato, Claudio Borghi
BACKGROUND: Phytosterols and red yeast rice are largely studied cholesterol-lowering nutraceuticals, respectively inhibiting the bowel absorption and liver synthesis of cholesterol. Our aim was to test the effect on lipid profile of phytosterols, red yeast rice and their association. METHODS: We performed a three parallel arms, double blind, clinical trial randomizing 90 moderately hypercholesterolemic subjects to treatment with phytosterols 800 mg (group 1), red yeast rice standardized to contain 5 mg monacolins from Monascus purpureus (group 2), or both combined nutraceuticals (group 3)...
2017: Nutrition & Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29021700/ginsenoside-rg12-a-new-dammarane-type-triterpene-saponin-from-panax-ginseng-root
#6
Dong Gu Lee, Jaemin Lee, Ik-Hyun Cho, Hak-Jae Kim, Sang-Won Lee, Young-Ock Kim, Chun-Gun Park, Sanghyun Lee
BACKGROUND: Panax ginseng has been used as Korean medicine for various diseases. It has antioxidant, hypotensive, sedative, analgesic, and endocrine activities. Dammarane-type triterpenes from the plant have various beneficial effects. METHODS: A dammarane-type triterpene saponin was isolated from P. ginseng root through chromatography such as repeated column chromatography and medium pressure liquid chromatography. RESULTS AND CONCLUSION: New dammarane-type triterpene saponin was isolated for the first time from nature...
October 2017: Journal of Ginseng Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29021494/analysis-of-lutein-in-mugwort-artemisia-princeps-pamp-paste-and-evaluation-of-manufacturing-processes
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Marina Komuro, Naoki Shimizu, Ryo Onuma, Yurika Otoki, Junya Ito, Shunji Kato, Ohki Higuchi, Keiichi Sudo, Seiichiro Suzuki, Teruo Miyazawa, Takahiro Eitsuka, Kiyotaka Nakagawa
Lutein, a type of xanthophyll, possesses antioxidative properties that contribute to the prevention of various diseases. Preliminary screening has shown that Japanese mugwort (Artemisia princeps Pamp.) contains high amounts of lutein. In this study, we evaluated the lutein concentration in a processed mugwort product (mugwort paste). By using high-performance liquid chromatography coupled with visible light detection or mass spectrometry, the lutein concentration in mugwort paste was determined as 38 mg/100 g dry weight, which indicates that mugwort is a potentially valuable natural food source of lutein...
October 11, 2017: Journal of Oleo Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29020476/adulteration-and-counterfeiting-of-online-nutraceutical-formulations-in-the-united-states-time-for-intervention
#8
Mohamed Ismail Nounou, Yamin Ko, Nada A Helal, Jeremy F Boltz
Global prevalence of nutraceuticals is noticeably high. The American market is flooded with nutraceuticals claiming to be of natural origin and sold with a therapeutic claim by major online retail stores such as Amazon and eBay. The objective of this commentary is to highlight the possible problems of online-sold nutraceuticals in the United States with respect to claim, adulterants, and safety. Furthermore, there is a lack of strict regulatory laws governing the sales, manufacturing, marketing, and label claims of nutraceutical formulations currently sold in the U...
October 11, 2017: Journal of Dietary Supplements
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29020461/peptides-production-bioactivity-functionality-and-applications
#9
Mona Hajfathalian, Sakhi Ghelichi, Pedro J García-Moreno, Ann-Dorit Moltke Sørensen, Charlotte Jacobsen
Production of peptides with various effects from proteins of different sources continues to receive academic attention. Researchers of different disciplines are putting increasing efforts to produce bioactive and functional peptides from different sources such as plants, animals, and food industry by-products. The aim of this review is to introduce production methods of hydrolysates and peptides and provide a comprehensive overview of their bioactivity in terms of their effects on immune, cardiovascular, nervous, and gastrointestinal systems...
October 11, 2017: Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28994714/inhibition-of-5%C3%AE-reductase-il-6-secretion-and-oxidation-process-of-equisetum-debile-roxb-ex-vaucher-extract-as-functional-food-and-nutraceuticals-ingredients
#10
Wantida Chaiyana, Chanun Punyoyai, Suvimol Somwongin, Pimporn Leelapornpisid, Kornkanok Ingkaninan, Neti Waranuch, Jukkarin Srivilai, Natthawut Thitipramote, Wudtichai Wisuitiprot, Roswitha Schuster, Helmut Viernstein, Monika Mueller
This study aims to investigate the biological activities related to hair loss of Equisetum debile extracts, including 5α-reductase inhibition, interleukin-6 (IL-6) secretion reduction, and anti-oxidation. E. debile extracts were obtained by maceration in various solvents. Crude extract (CE) was obtained by maceration in 95% ethanol. Chlorophyll-free extract (CF) was the CE which of the chlorophyll has been removed by electrocoagulation. Hexane extract (HE), ethyl acetate extract (EA), and ethanolic extract (ET) were fraction extracts obtained from maceration in hexane, ethyl acetate, and 95% ethanol, respectively...
October 10, 2017: Nutrients
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28994638/dendrimers-carotenoids-and-monoclonal-antibodies
#11
Yuriy K Bashmakov, Ivan M Petyaev
Dendrimers are unimolecular architectural nano- or microparticle entities that can accommodate various nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals between their branches (dendrons) and provide targeted delivery of biomimetics into different tissues upon addition of functionalized groups to the dendrimer's surface. Covalent binding, hydrogen bonds, and electrostatic interactions between dendrimer-composing molecules are known to form and stabilize dendrimer structure. Carotenoids have recently been shown to form dendrimer-like structures and promote targeted delivery of "cargo" molecules into organs characterized by high-carotenoid uptake (adrenal glands, prostate, liver, and brain)...
October 10, 2017: Monoclonal Antibodies in Immunodiagnosis and Immunotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28992429/adverse-effects-of-nutraceuticals-and-dietary-supplements
#12
Martin J J Ronis, Kim B Pedersen, James Watt
Over 70% of Americans take some form of dietary supplement every day, and the supplement industry is currently big business, with a gross of over $28 billion. However, unlike either foods or drugs, supplements do not need to be registered or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) prior to production or sales. Under the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994, the FDA is restricted to adverse report monitoring postmarketing. Despite widespread consumption, there is limited evidence of health benefits related to nutraceutical or supplement use in well-nourished adults...
October 6, 2017: Annual Review of Pharmacology and Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28989978/the-therapeutic-potential-of-resveratrol-a-review-of-clinical-trials
#13
Adi Y Berman, Rachel A Motechin, Maia Y Wiesenfeld, Marina K Holz
Resveratrol is a nutraceutical with several therapeutic effects. It has been shown to mimic effects of caloric restriction, exert anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative effects, and affect the initiation and progression of many diseases through several mechanisms. While there is a wealth of in vitro and in vivo evidence that resveratrol could be a promising therapeutic agent, clinical trials must confirm its potential. In this work, we reviewed the current clinical data available regarding the pharmacological action of resveratrol...
2017: NPJ Precis Oncol
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28989247/targeting-mitochondrial-dysfunction-for-the-treatment-of-diabetic-complications-pharmacological-interventions-through-natural-products
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REVIEW
Aakruti Arun Kaikini, Divya Manohar Kanchan, Urvi Narayan Nerurkar, Sadhana Sathaye
Diabetes mellitus is a chronic hyperglycemic condition with deleterious effects on microcirculation, resulting in diabetic complications. Chronic hyperglycemia induces the generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS), which are the key pathological triggers in the development of diabetic complications. ROS are responsible for the activation of various pathways involved in the genesis of diabetic complications, mitochondrial dysfunction, as well as insulin resistance. The review describes normal mitochondrial physiology and abnormal alterations, which occur in response to hyperglycemia...
July 2017: Pharmacognosy Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28988970/effects-of-berberine-curcumin-resveratrol-alone-and-in-combination-with-chemotherapeutic-drugs-and-signal-transduction-inhibitors-on-cancer-cells-power-of-nutraceuticals
#15
James A McCubrey, Stephen L Abrams, Kvin Lertpiriyapong, Lucio Cocco, Stefano Ratti, Alberto M Martelli, Saverio Candido, Massimo Libra, Ramiro M Murata, Pedro L Rosalen, Paolo Lombardi, Giuseppe Montalto, Melchiorre Cervello, Agnieszka Gizak, Dariusz Rakus, Linda S Steelman
Over the past fifty years, society has become aware of the importance of a healthy diet in terms of human fitness and longevity. More recently, the concept of the beneficial effects of certain components of our diet and other compounds, that are consumed often by different cultures in various parts of the world, has become apparent. These "healthy" components of our diet are often referred to as nutraceuticals and they can prevent/suppress: aging, bacterial, fungal and viral infections, diabetes, inflammation, metabolic disorders and cardiovascular diseases and have other health-enhancing effects...
October 3, 2017: Advances in Biological Regulation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28988684/a-potent-nutraceutical-combination-of-cinnamomum-cassia-nigella-sativa-for-type-1-diabetes-mellitus
#16
Ginpreet Kaur, Mihir Invally, Mohammed Kamil Khan, Priyanka Jadhav
BACKGROUND: Nigella sativa (black cumin) and Cinnamomum cassia (Cinnamon) are an integral part of the Indian diet, and have also been sourced in the ayurveda, the traditional Indian system of medicine, for their medicinal properties. Both the herbs individually have been successfully evaluated for their preliminary antidiabetic potential. AIM: Herein, we dived deeper into antidiabetic properties of these herbs, by investigating the combinatorial effect of both herbs, on parameters of diabetes and further, as an adjunct to metformin therapy, for assessing the pharmacodynamics of herb-drug interaction in diabetes mellitus...
October 5, 2017: Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28987353/characterization-of-metabolite-profiles-from-the-leaves-of-green-perilla-perilla-frutescens-by-ultra-high-performance-liquid-chromatography-coupled-with-electrospray-ionization-quadrupole-time-of-flight-mass-spectrometry-and-screening-for-their-antioxidant
#17
Yeon Hee Lee, Bokyeong Kim, Soyoung Kim, Min-Sun Kim, Hyunji Kim, Seung-Ryul Hwang, Kyun Kim, Jin Hwan Lee
The objective of this research was to access the determination of metabolite profiles and antioxidant properties in the leaves of green perilla (Perilla frutescens), where these are considered functional and nutraceutical substances in Korea. A total of 25 compositions were confirmed as six phenolic acids, two triterpenoids, eight flavonoids, seven fatty acids, and two glucosides using an ultra high performance liquid chromatography coupled with electrospray ionization quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry (UPLC-ESI-Q-TOF-MS/MS) technique from the methanol extract of this species...
October 2017: Journal of Food and Drug Analysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28981007/first-line-antituberculosis-drug-pyrazinamide-its%C3%A2-pharmaceutically-relevant-cocrystals-and-a-salt
#18
Kashyap Kumar Sarmah, Trishna Rajbongshi, Sourav Bhowmick, Ranjit Thakuria
A few pyrazinamide (Pyz) cocrystals involving hydroxybenzoic/cinnamic acid derivatives [2,4-dihydroxybenzoic acid (24DHBA); 2,6-dihydroxybenzoic acid (26DHBA); 3,5-dihydroxybenzoic acid (35DHBA) and nutraceutical molecule ferulic acid (FRA)] and the first example of a molecular salt with p-toluenesulfonic acid (pTSA) have been prepared and characterized using various solid-state techniques. A high-temperature cocrystal polymorph of Pyz·FRA has been characterized from the endothermic peaks observed using differential scanning calorimetry...
October 1, 2017: Acta Crystallographica Section B, Structural Science, Crystal Engineering and Materials
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28980914/bioactive-chemical-compounds-in-eremurus-persicus-joub-spach-boiss-essential-oil-and-their-health-implications
#19
B Salehi, S A Ayatollahi, A Segura-Carretero, F Kobarfard, M D M Contreras, M Faizi, M Sharifi-Rad, S A Tabatabai, J Sharifi-Rad
The genus Eremurus is native to Eastern Europe and temperate Asia. Particularly, Eremurus persicus (Joub. & Spach) Boiss. is highly valued in traditional foods and medicine. Scientific knowledge about E. persicus chemical composition and bioactivity is required. Therefore, the present study is aimed to determine the volatile composition of E. persicus essential oil (EO) by means of gas chromatography coupled to flame ionization/mass spectrometry detection. Moreover, the antioxidant, antimicrobial, anticancer, and acetylcholinesterase inhibitory activities of the EO were tested...
September 30, 2017: Cellular and Molecular Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28979244/lactobacillus-casei-bl23-produces-microvesicles-carrying-proteins-that-have-been-associated-with-its-probiotic-effect
#20
A Paula Domínguez Rubio, Jimena H Martínez, Diana C Martínez Casillas, Federico Coluccio Leskow, Mariana Piuri, Oscar E Pérez
Archaea, bacteria, and eukarya secrete membrane microvesicles (MVs) as a mechanism for intercellular communication. We report the isolation and characterization of MVs from the probiotic strain Lactobacillus casei BL23. MVs were characterized using analytical high performance techniques, DLS, AFM and TEM. Similar to what has been described for other Gram-positive bacteria, MVs were on the nanometric size range (30-50 nm). MVs carried cytoplasmic components such as DNA, RNA and proteins. Using a proteomic approach (LC-MS), we identified a total of 103 proteins; 13 exclusively present in the MVs...
2017: Frontiers in Microbiology
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