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Themed collection Food & Function 2018 Most Downloaded Articles

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Open Access Review Article

Processing of oat: the impact on oat's cholesterol lowering effect

Human studies have clearly demonstrated the beneficial impact of consuming oats on cholesterol levels, however, processing can have a significant influence on functionality, which has not yet been fully addressed.

Graphical abstract: Processing of oat: the impact on oat's cholesterol lowering effect
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Review Article

Diet and microbiota linked in health and disease

Diet has shaped microbiota profiles through human evolution.

Graphical abstract: Diet and microbiota linked in health and disease
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Review Article

Dietary fruits and arthritis

Arthritis is a global health concern affecting a significant proportion of the population and associated with reduced quality of life.

Graphical abstract: Dietary fruits and arthritis
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Review Article

Molecular targets and mechanisms of bioactive peptides against metabolic syndromes

Bioactive peptides have beneficial effects on blood pressure, inflammation, obesity, and T2D, indicating their great potential as functional foods/nutraceuticals against metabolic syndromes.

Graphical abstract: Molecular targets and mechanisms of bioactive peptides against metabolic syndromes
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Review Article

Enhanced delivery of lipophilic bioactives using emulsions: a review of major factors affecting vitamin, nutraceutical, and lipid bioaccessibility

Many researchers are currently developing emulsion-based delivery systems to increase the bioavailability of lipophilic bioactive agents, such as oil-soluble vitamins, nutraceuticals, and lipids. This article reviews recent research in this area.

Graphical abstract: Enhanced delivery of lipophilic bioactives using emulsions: a review of major factors affecting vitamin, nutraceutical, and lipid bioaccessibility
From the themed collection: Recent Review Articles
Open Access Paper

Impact of tart cherry juice on systolic blood pressure and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in older adults: a randomized controlled trial

Hypertension and dyslipidemia are major risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Common treatments for high blood pressure (BP) and dyslipidemia include medications, but there is question as to whether natural sources may be adequate to reduce CVD risk factors.

Graphical abstract: Impact of tart cherry juice on systolic blood pressure and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in older adults: a randomized controlled trial
From the themed collection: Food & Function Recent HOT articles
Open Access Paper

Effect of adding oat bran to instant oatmeal on glycaemic response in humans – a study to establish the minimum effective dose of oat β-glucan

The slope of the present dose–response curve for low-dose oat β-glucan (g/g available-carbohydrate) is equivalent to that for high doses.

Graphical abstract: Effect of adding oat bran to instant oatmeal on glycaemic response in humans – a study to establish the minimum effective dose of oat β-glucan
From the themed collection: Food & Function 2018 Most Downloaded Articles
Open Access Paper

Effects of a 12-week high-α-linolenic acid intervention on EPA and DHA concentrations in red blood cells and plasma oxylipin pattern in subjects with a low EPA and DHA status

The essential omega-3 fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid (ALA, 18:3n3) can be converted into EPA and DHA.

Graphical abstract: Effects of a 12-week high-α-linolenic acid intervention on EPA and DHA concentrations in red blood cells and plasma oxylipin pattern in subjects with a low EPA and DHA status
From the themed collection: Food & Function 2018 Most Downloaded Articles
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The important role of salivary α-amylase in the gastric digestion of wheat bread starch

Salivary α-amylase (HSA) from the bolus significantly contributed to the digestion of starch during the dynamic gastric digestion of wheat bread.

Graphical abstract: The important role of salivary α-amylase in the gastric digestion of wheat bread starch
From the themed collection: Food & Function Recent HOT articles
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Structural elucidation and immunostimulatory activity of a new polysaccharide from Cordyceps militaris

The chemical structure of new polysaccharide (CMPB90-1) obtained from Cordyceps militaris was elucidated, and its strengthening effects on immunostimulatory activities of lymphocytes and inducing effects on M1 polarization of macrophages were evaluated.

Graphical abstract: Structural elucidation and immunostimulatory activity of a new polysaccharide from Cordyceps militaris
From the themed collection: Food & Function 2018 Most Downloaded Articles
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This themed collection features the top 10 most downloaded articles published in Food & Function in 2018. Congratulations to all of the authors whose articles have been featured.

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