Food and Lifestyle in Health and Disease gathers information on various food types providing an explanation of their nutrient composition, sources, roles, and mechanisms in health and diseases. To obtain good health practices and prevent diseases, it is necessary to understand links in the relationship of food, lifestyle, environment, and health. This book is a vital source for research topics related to these issues, including the following:

  • Analysis of various types of food and lifestyles for the prevention and treatment of diseases and disorders, including cardiovascular disorders, cancers, neurodegenerative diseases, diabetes, hypertension, and obesity.

  • The influences of environmental pollution, synergistic effects of different foods, and synergy of foods with physical activity or medicine.

  • The roles of animal, fungal, and plant source foods in human health and disease.

This book is appropriate for health-conscious users, health care providers and practitioners, teachers, and researchers.

chapter 1|53 pages


chapter 2|54 pages


chapter 3|47 pages

Free Radicals and Antioxidants

chapter 4|30 pages

Food Types, Dietary Supplements, and Roles

chapter 5|80 pages

Plant Source Foods

chapter 6|51 pages

Animal Source Foods

chapter 7|47 pages

Fungi and Water

chapter 8|51 pages

Lifestyle and Diet