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Food & Function

Linking the chemistry and physics of food with health and nutrition
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Food Funct., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FO00148F, Paper
Cheese ‘refinement’ with massive B-vitamin losses (≈70-84%) through whey removal during precipitation may potentially induce an acute imbalance between protein/methionine load and temporal inadequacy/shortage of nutrients critical for their metabolism,...
Food Funct., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60629E, Paper
Polysaccharides isolated from edible Dendrobium huoshanense have been shown to possess hepatoprotection function on selenium- and carbon tetrachloride-induced liver injury. In this study, we investigated the preventive effects of daily...
Food Funct., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60500K, Paper
Chitosan coated BSA–EGCG nanoparticles enhanced the absorption of EGCG.
Food Funct., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4FO00014E, Paper
Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) is obtained from the fruit of the olive tree Olea europaea L. Phenolic compounds present in EVOO have recognized anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Zhi-Ming Gao, Le-Ping Zhu, Xiao-Quan Yang, Xiu-Ting He, Jin-Mei Wang, Jian Guo, Jun-Ru Qi, Li-Juan Wang and Shou-Wei Yin
Food Funct., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60497G, Paper
Sodium caseinate-coated LPP endows CLA with excellent oxidation stability and sustained release in simulated GIT fluids.
Food Funct., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60526D, Paper
The functional preventive role of two dietary phytocompounds against high cholesterol diet induced metabolic stress and hepatotoxicity.
Food Funct., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FO00106K, Paper
This study was designed to investigate physicochemical characterization of the oil extracted from foxtail millet bran (FMBO), and the antioxidant and hepatoprotective effects against acute ethanol-induced hepatic injury in mice....
A. E. Quirós-Sauceda, H. Palafox-Carlos, S. G. Sáyago-Ayerdi, J. F. Ayala-Zavala, L. A. Bello-Perez, E. Álvarez-Parrilla, L. A. de la Rosa, A. F. González-Córdova and G. A. González-Aguilar
Food Funct., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4FO00073K, Review Article
Dietary fiber and phenolic compounds are responsible for potential effects on human health; therefore they have been widely used to increase functionality of some foods.
Food Funct., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60716J, Paper
A novel fucoidan, which consists of a 1→ 3-linked tetrafucose repeating unit that is distinctive in its sulphation pattern, was isolated from the sea cucumber Acaudina molpadioides. In the present...
Daniele Vergara, Pasquale Simeone, Simona Bettini, Andrea Tinelli, Ludovico Valli, Carlo Storelli, Silvana Leo, Angelo Santino and Michele Maffia
Food Funct., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C4FO00023D, Paper
In a panel of human tumor cell lines, carnosol demonstrates anticancer activity and impacts cancer cells by acting on specific cellular targets.
Food Funct., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60625B, Paper
High hydrostatic pressure (HHP) treatment encourages the release of carotenoids from the plant material matrix and increases their extractability compared to pasteurization. HHP-treated persimmon could be used to formulate milk-based beverages with high carotenoid content.
Food Funct., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FO00165F, Paper
The extent to which nutritional and functional benefit is derived from proteins in food is related to its breakdown and digestion in the body after consumption. Further, detailed information about...
Food Funct., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60630A, Paper
Recent studies have investigated the anti-obesity effect of resveratrol, but the pathways through which resveratrol resists obesity are not clear.
Food Funct., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60694E, Paper
Excessive lipid accumulation in the liver has been proposed to cause hyperlipidemia, diabetes and fatty liver disease.
Food Funct., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60714C, Paper
High-fat diet (HFD)-induced obesity is often associated with immune dysfunction. Resveratrol (trans-3,5,4’-trihydroxystilbene), which has well-founded immunity-related beneficial properties, was used to elucidate the regulatory effect on glucose metabolism and T-lymphocyte...
Doris Lippmann, Carsten Lehmann, Simone Florian, Gitte Barknowitz, Michael Haack, Inga Mewis, Melanie Wiesner, Monika Schreiner, Hansruedi Glatt, Regina Brigelius-Flohé and Anna P. Kipp
Food Funct., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60676G, Paper
Feeding a glucosinolate-enriched pak choi diet reduced colitis and tumor numbers. No effects were observed by a glucosinolate-enriched broccoli diet.
Chen Tan, Jin Xue, Xiaowei Lou, Shabbar Abbas, Yu Guan, Biao Feng, Xiaoming Zhang and Shuqin Xia
Food Funct., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60498E, Paper
This study compares the loading ability of various carotenoids into a liposomal membrane, lipid peroxidation inhibition capacity, storage stability and in vitro release behavior in simulated gastrointestinal media.
Mark L. Failla, Chureeporn Chitchumronchokchai, Mario G. Ferruzzi, Shellen R. Goltz and Wayne W. Campbell
Food Funct., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60599J, Paper
Bioavailability of carotenoids and tocopherols from foods is determined by the efficiency of transfer from food/meal to mixed micelles during digestion, incorporation into chylomicrons for trans-epithelial transport to lymphatic/blood system, and distribution to target tissues.
changzhen wang, ruiyun peng, lifeng wang, peng chen, shaoxia wang, xinping xu, qingyuan zhang, shouwen lin and xiangjun hu
Food Funct., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FO00008K, Paper
As cancer has become a worldwide threat to human life and health, developing a safe and effective tumor-inhibiting agent is presently a major scientific challenge. In this study, a food...
Imen Lassoued, Mariem Trigui, Zohra Ghlissi, Rim Nasri, Kamel Jamoussi, Mondher Kessis, Zouheir Sahnoun, Tarek Rebai, Ahmed Boualga, Myriem Lamri-Senhadji, Moncef Nasri and Ahmed Barkia
Food Funct., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60705D, Paper
The present study attempts to investigate the potential of Boops boops proteins and its hydrolysate in the prevention of hypercholesterolemia and oxidative stress in rats fed a high cholesterol diet.
Food Funct., 2014, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60689A, Paper
A nerve growth factor-differentiated PC12 cell line was used to investigate the protective effects of s-methyl cysteine (SMC) at 1, 2, 4, and 8 μM under oxygen–glucose deprivation (OGD) conditions.
Dejan Stojkovic, Jovana Petrovic, Filipa Reis, Lillian Barros, Jasmina Glamocilija, Ana Ciric, I. C. F. R. Ferreira and Marina Sokovic
Food Funct., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FO00113C, Paper
Laetiporus sulphureus (Bull.: Fr.) Murr. was studied regarding the nutritional value, bioactive compounds, in vitro antioxidant, antimicrobial and antitumor activities. The studied mushroom is a rich source of carbohydrates and...
Food Funct., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FO00016A, Paper
A headspace solid–phase microextraction (HS-SPME) combined with gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC/MS) was developed to quantify lemon oil components and their degradation products in oil-in-water (O/W) emulsions prepared with sodium caseinate-heated-lactose...
Mans Minekus, Marie Alminger, Paula Alvito, Simon Ballance, TORSTEN BOHN, Claire Bourlieu, Frédéric Carrière, Rachel Boutrou, Milena Corredig, Didier Dupont, Claire Dufour, Lotti Egger, M Golding, S. Karakaya, Bente Kirkhus, Steven Le Feunteun, Uri Lesmes, Adam Macierzanka, Alan Mackie, Sebastien Marze, D. J. McClements, Olivia Ménard, Isidra Recio, Claudia Santos, R Singh, Gerd Vegarud, Martin Wickham, Werner Weitschies and André Brodkorb
Food Funct., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C3FO60702J, Paper
Simulated gastro-intestinal digestion is widely employed in many fields of food and nutritional sciences, as conducting human trials are often costly, resource intensive, and ethically disputable. As a consequence, in...
Sebastien Marze, Hugo Algaba and Melanie Marquis
Food Funct., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4FO00010B, Paper
At the junction of chemistry, physics and biology, digestion involves many processes. Studying the mechanisms in such a complex system is challenging because numerous interactions coexist. Even in an apparently...

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