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The use of nuts and seeds to improve human nutritional status has proven successful for a variety of conditions including in the treatment of high cholesterol, reduced risk of Type-2 Diabetes, and weight control. Nuts and Seeds in Health and Disease Prevention is a complete guide to the health benefits of nuts and seeds. This book is the only single-source scientific reference to explore the specific factors that contribute to these potential health benefits, as well as discussing how to maximize those potential benefits.

The use of nuts and seeds to improve human nutritional status has proven successful for a variety of conditions including in the treatment of high cholesterol, reduced risk of Type-2 Diabetes, and weight control. Nuts and Seeds in Health and Disease Prevention is a complete guide to the health benefits of nuts and seeds. This book is the only single-source scientific reference to explore the specific factors that contribute to these potential health benefits, as well as discussing how to maximize those potential benefits.

Section 1: Seeds as Foods in Health and Disease Prevention
1. Whole and Ground Chia (Salvia hispanica L.) Seeds, Chia Oil: Effects on Plasma Lipids and Fatty Acids
2. Cocoa (Theobroma cacao) Seeds and Phytochemicals in Human Health
3. Soursop (Annona muricata L.) Seeds, Therapeutic and Possible Food Potential
4. Lepidium sativum seeds
5. Cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.) Seed Volatile Oil: Chemistry and Role in Health and Disease Prevention
6. Lentil (Lens culinaris) seeds
7. Moringa oleifera Seeds and Oil: Characteristics and Uses for Human Health
8. The Nutritional Value and Health Benefits of Chickpeas and Hummus
9. Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) Seeds in Food, Nutrition, and Health
10. Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum L. Gaert.) Seeds in Health
11. Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) Seeds in Health and Nutrition
12. Coriandrum Sativum: characterization, biological activities and application
13. Fatty Acid Content of Commonly Available Seed
14. Tocopherols and Tocotrienols in Common and Emerging Dietary Sources: Occurrence, Applications, and Health Benefits
15. Seeds in Cardiovascular Health
16. Health Benefits of Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) Seeds and Peanut Oil Consumption
17. Blend of sesame and Rice Bran Oils lowers Hyperglycemia and Improves the Lipids
18. Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum Linn. Maton) Seeds in Health
19. Black Soybean (Glycine max L. Merril) Seeds™ Antioxidant Capacity
20. Flax Seed (Linum usitatissimum) Fatty Acids
21. Use of Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) Seeds in Health
22. Antibacterial Activity of Grape (Vitis vinifera, Vitis rotundifolia) Seeds
23. A Novel Extract of Fenugreek Husk Alleviates Postmenopausal Symptoms and Helps to Establish Hormonal Balance
24.Carob (Ceratonia siliqua L.) Seeds, Endosperm and Germ Composition, and Application to Health
25. Usage and Significance of Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill.) Seeds in Eastern Medicine
26. Legumes Have a Low Contribution to the Total Energy Intake of the Mexican Population
27. Pulses in the Dietary Management of Diabetes
28. Current Advances in the Metabolomics Study on Lotus Seed

Section 2: Nuts as Foods in Health and Disease Prevention
29. Usage of Date (Phoenix dactylifera L.) Seeds in Human Health and Animal Feed
30. Nuts in Cardiovascular Health
31. Health Benefits of Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) and Peanut Oil Consumption
32. Consumption and non-communicable diseases: evidence from epidemiological studies
33. Protective role of Nigella sativa and thymoquinone I oxidative stress
34. Antioxidants in Nuts
35. Fatty Acid Content of Commonly Available Nuts
36. Biological functions of soyasaponins: The potential use to improve zinc nutrition
37. Nut consumption and age-related disease
38. Almond (Prunus dulcis) Seeds and Oxidative Stress
39. Nut consumption, lipid profile, and health outcomes
40. No difference in health-related quality of life, after a food challenge with cashew nut in children
41. Prevalence and factors associated to peanut allergy in Mexican school children
42. Nuts and Seeds In Musculoskeletal diseases
43. Nuts and Seeds in Breast Feeding
44. Prebiotic Nut Compounds and Human Microbiota
45. Food Allergy and Intolerance: Distinction, Definitions and Delimitation
46. Nuts and Seeds in Sexual Disorders
47. Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activity of Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans)
48. Nuts and Oral Health
49. Betel Nut (Areca catechu) Usage and Its Effects on Health
50. Nut Consumption is Associated with Depressive Symptoms among Adults
51. Development of a Drinkable, Peanut-Based Dietary Supplement and Comparison of Its Nutritional and Microbiological Qualities with Commercial Products