Journal of Food Quality

Bioactive Food Components and their Chronic Diseases Prevention Effects


Publishing date
01 Nov 2020
Status
Closed
Submission deadline
26 Jun 2020

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Guest Editors

1Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China

2University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, USA

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Bioactive Food Components and their Chronic Diseases Prevention Effects

This issue is now closed for submissions.
More articles will be published in the near future.

Description

Epidemiological evidence has suggested that bioactive food components such as polyphenols, polysaccharides, flavonoids, peptides, and saponins offer versatile health-promoting properties. A healthy diet can help prevent the development of various non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, obesity, colitis, and cardiovascular diseases. However, more cell culture or animal studies are still needed to further clarify the bioactivities, including their safety risk and the underlying mechanisms of action, before applying many of these bioactives in the food industry.

In order to enhance the growth of research related to food bioactives and their biological activities, this Special Issue is proposed to seek original works or reviews addressing the effects of bioactive food components on the safety, nutrition and quality of food as well as their potential biological activities and effects. Both original research and review articles are welcome, especially those which provide significant information for the extensive applications of these bioactives in improving both food production and human health.

Potential topics include but are not limited to the following:

  • Chemistry relating to antioxidants, phytochemicals, botanicals, protein hydrolysates, peptides, and polysaccharides
  • Influence of different processing methods on the chemistry of bioactive components in food
  • Bioavailability of bioactive components in food
  • Isolation and identification of bioactives in food
  • food components and human health
  • Food safety and toxicology

Articles

  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2021
  • - Article ID 7390425
  • - Review Article

Extraction of Flavonoids from Corn Silk and Biological Activities In Vitro

Shuangqi Tian | Yue Sun | Zhicheng Chen
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2020
  • - Article ID 1087863
  • - Research Article

Preliminary Study on Ultrasonic Ageing Zhenjiang Vinegar Mechanism Based on Maillard Simulation System

Xiaoke Ma | Tingting Li | ... | Haile Ma
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2020
  • - Article ID 8853537
  • - Research Article

The Effects of Carbendazim on Acute Toxicity, Development, and Reproduction in Caenorhabditis elegans

Jie Li | Xinghua Zhou | ... | Xiang Xiao
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2020
  • - Article ID 8885886
  • - Research Article

Antioxidant Activity of Lactobacillus plantarum DY-1 Fermented Wheat Germ Extract and Its Influence on Lipid Oxidation and Texture Properties of Emulsified Sausages

Juan Wu | Yu Cheng | Ying Dong
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2020
  • - Article ID 8856260
  • - Research Article

Influence of Heat Treatments on the Content of Bioactive Substances and Antioxidant Properties of Sweet Potato (Ipomoea batatas L.) Tubers

Janette Musilova | Judita Lidikova | ... | Tomas Toth
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2020
  • - Article ID 8882042
  • - Research Article

Antihyperglycemic, Vasodilator, and Diuretic Activities of Microencapsulated Bioactive Product from Moringa stenopetala Leaves Extract

Debebe Worku Dadi | Shimelis Admassu Emire | ... | Meron Sileshi
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2020
  • - Article ID 8811597
  • - Research Article

Digestive Enzyme Inhibition of Different Phenolic Fractions and Main Phenolic Compounds of Ultra-High-Pressure-Treated Palm Fruits: Interaction and Molecular Docking Analyses

Qingfeng Zhou | Jiexin Zhou | ... | Shengbao Cai
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2020
  • - Article ID 8827707
  • - Research Article

Different Phenolic Extracts of Oil Palm Fruits and Caffeic Acid Prevent Palmitic Acid-Induced Lipotoxicity in HepG2 Cells via Improving Mitochondrial Function

Xiaojing Liu | Ou Wang | ... | Shengbao Cai
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2020
  • - Article ID 8842506
  • - Review Article

Chemical Constituents and Health Benefits of Four Chinese Plum Species

Wei Liu | Guangming Nan | ... | Chunpeng Wan
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2020
  • - Article ID 8860356
  • - Research Article

Effects of Bitter Melon Saponin on the Glucose and Lipid Metabolism in HepG2 Cell and C. elegans

Juan Bai | Ying Zhu | ... | Xiang Xiao
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