Dietary Directions Against Dementia Disorders

Hugel, H, Lingham, A, Jackson, N and Rook, T 2019, 'Dietary Directions Against Dementia Disorders' in Singh, Joshi (ed.) Pathology, Prevention and Therapeutics of Neurodegenerative Disease, Springer, Singapore, pp. 265-278.


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Title Dietary Directions Against Dementia Disorders
Author(s) Hugel, H
Lingham, A
Jackson, N
Rook, T
Year 2019
Title of book Pathology, Prevention and Therapeutics of Neurodegenerative Disease
Publisher Springer
Place of publication Singapore
Editor(s) Singh, Joshi
Start page 265
End page 278
Subjects Molecular Medicine
Biologically Active Molecules
Medicinal and Biomolecular Chemistry not elsewhere classified
Summary It has been established that dietary foods, fruits, vegetables, herbs, all contain phytochemicals in variable concentrations of monomer and polymeric-phenolic natural products that can be ideally directly absorbed or are transformed and metabolized by gut microbes into small compounds, many of which are neuro-available. However, their therapeutic efficacy, potency of their multi-purpose body-brain pro-health-activities including preventing peptide/protein misfolding diseases, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory functions to actively overcome neuropathologies, maintain and sustain brain cognition required for human health and against dementia disorders is unknown. Future neuro-nutritional studies will discover/tune the molecular mechanisms and metabolic processes of food consumption on body-brain and will determine and provide new strategies of how to optimize and select dietary constituents that may sustainably provide generic benefits for holistic health including neurochemical mechanisms, enabling neurons to better defend against insults and damage, and sustain mental fitness against AD, HD, PD, and ALS neurodegenerative diseases.
Copyright notice © Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
DOI - identifier 10.1007/978-981-13-0944-1_23
ISBN 9789811309434
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