Coffee

Coffee

Emerging Health Effects and Disease Prevention

eBook - 2012
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Coffee: Emerging Health Benefits and Disease Prevention presents a comprehensive overview of the recent scientific advancesin the field. The book focuses on the following topics: coffeeconstituents; pro- and antioxidant properties of coffeeconstituents; bioavailability of coffee constituents; healthbenefits and disease prevention effects of coffee; and potentialnegative impacts on health.

Multiple chapters describe coffee's positive impact on healthand various diseases: type 2 diabetes; neurodegenerative diseases(Parkinson's and Alzheimer's); cancer (prostate, bladder,pancreatic, breast, ovarian, colon and colorectal); cardiovascularhealth; and liver health. Coffee's positive effects on mood,suicide rate and cognitive performance are addressed as are thenegative health impacts of coffee on pregnancy, insulinsensitivity, dehydration, gastric irritation, anxiety, andwithdrawal syndrome issues.

Written by many of the top researchers in the world, Coffee:Emerging Health Benefits and Disease Prevention is a must-havereference for food professionals in academia, industry, andgovernmental and regulatory agencies whose work involvescoffee.

Publisher: Ames, Iowa : IFT Press, 2012.
ISBN: 9781119949862
9780470958780
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxiv, 324 pages) : illustrations.

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