Themed collection Food & Function Review Articles 2024

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Biological fate, functional properties, and design strategies for oral delivery systems for cinnamaldehyde

The bio-efficacy and delivery systems of cinnamaldehyde and the underlying mechanisms are summarized and evaluated.

Graphical abstract: Biological fate, functional properties, and design strategies for oral delivery systems for cinnamaldehyde
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Open Access Review Article

Inhibitory effect of extracts from edible parts of nuts on α-amylase activity: a systematic review

The inhibitory effect of extracts from edible parts of nuts on α-amylase activity in vitro, including inhibition of human α-amylase by polyphenol-rich chestnut and almond skin extracts.

Graphical abstract: Inhibitory effect of extracts from edible parts of nuts on α-amylase activity: a systematic review
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Effects of a low FODMAP diet on the symptom management of patients with irritable bowel syndrome: a systematic umbrella review with the meta-analysis of clinical trials

Effect of low FODMAPs diet on symptoms of patients with irritable bowel syndrome.

Graphical abstract: Effects of a low FODMAP diet on the symptom management of patients with irritable bowel syndrome: a systematic umbrella review with the meta-analysis of clinical trials
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Anti-hyperuricemia bioactive peptides: a review on obtaining, activity, and mechanism of action

The present work outlines the methods for preparing peptides from food proteins and elucidate their efficacy and mechanisms in combating hyperuricemia, supported by in vitro and in vivo evidence.

Graphical abstract: Anti-hyperuricemia bioactive peptides: a review on obtaining, activity, and mechanism of action
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Review Article

Emerging berries from the Brazilian Amazon and Atlantic Forest biomes: new sources of bioactive compounds with potential health benefits

Brazil has a broad geographic biodiversity spread across its six different biomes.

Graphical abstract: Emerging berries from the Brazilian Amazon and Atlantic Forest biomes: new sources of bioactive compounds with potential health benefits
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Accepted Manuscript - Review Article

Bioactive compounds and benefits of by-products of Amazon Babassu oil production: potentials in dietary supplements, biomedical and food applications

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Breakfast skipping and risk of all-cause, cardiovascular and cancer mortality among adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies

The present systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted to clarify the association between breakfast skipping and mortality outcomes.

Graphical abstract: Breakfast skipping and risk of all-cause, cardiovascular and cancer mortality among adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies
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Accepted Manuscript - Review Article

Intestinal absorption of bioactive oligopeptides via paracellular pathway: A review

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Accepted Manuscript - Review Article

Bioactive compounds of peanut skin in prevention and adjunctive treatment of chronic non-communicable diseases

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Unleashing the power of chlorogenic acid: exploring its potential in nutrition delivery and the food industry

In the contemporary era, heightened emphasis on health and safety has emerged as a paramount concern among individuals with food.

Graphical abstract: Unleashing the power of chlorogenic acid: exploring its potential in nutrition delivery and the food industry
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Medicinal and edible polysaccharides from ancient plants: extraction, isolation, purification, structure, biological activity and market trends of sea buckthorn polysaccharides

Sea buckthorn (Hippophae L.), a well-known medicinal and edible plant, is known as the “king of VC”.

Graphical abstract: Medicinal and edible polysaccharides from ancient plants: extraction, isolation, purification, structure, biological activity and market trends of sea buckthorn polysaccharides
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Dietary fiber and polyphenols from whole grains: effects on the gut and health improvements

Cereal dietary fiber and polyphenols improve the intestinal environment and human health

Graphical abstract: Dietary fiber and polyphenols from whole grains: effects on the gut and health improvements
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Olive oil intake and cardiovascular disease, cancer, and all-cause mortality: a systematic review and dose–response meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies

Higher olive oil intake was linked to a decreased risk of CVD and stroke incidence and CVD and all-cause mortality.

Graphical abstract: Olive oil intake and cardiovascular disease, cancer, and all-cause mortality: a systematic review and dose–response meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies
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Accepted Manuscript - Review Article

Probiotics effectiveness as an adjunct therapy in patients under mechanical ventilation: An umbrella systematic review and meta-analysis

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Open Access Review Article

Encapsulation of short-chain bioactive peptides (BAPs) for gastrointestinal delivery: a review

Majority of known bioactive peptides (BAPs) with antihypertensive, antidiabetic, antioxidant, among other activities, are short-chain aminoacid sequences (<10). To enhance their gastrointestinal bioavailability, BAPs are encapsulated, subject of our review.

Graphical abstract: Encapsulation of short-chain bioactive peptides (BAPs) for gastrointestinal delivery: a review
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Effects of quercetin on the DNA methylation pattern in tumor therapy: an updated review

Quercetin reverses the expression of abnormal genes by regulating DNA methylation, and is an important regulator of gene transcription in tumorigenesis. The use of nanoscale delivery of quercetin increases its bioavailability in cancer therapy.

Graphical abstract: Effects of quercetin on the DNA methylation pattern in tumor therapy: an updated review
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Extraction, purification, structural modification, activities and application of polysaccharides from different parts of mulberry

Extraction, purification, structural modification, activities and application of polysaccharides from different parts of mulberry were analyzed and discussed.

Graphical abstract: Extraction, purification, structural modification, activities and application of polysaccharides from different parts of mulberry
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Effect of steviol glycosides as natural sweeteners on glucose metabolism in adult participants

SGs as safe natural sweeteners, may yield significant improvement in glucose metabolism in adult participants when compared with the control.

Graphical abstract: Effect of steviol glycosides as natural sweeteners on glucose metabolism in adult participants
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Potential neuroprotective benefits of plant-based fermented foods in Alzheimer's disease: an update on preclinical evidence

Preclinical evidence suggests that plant-based fermented foods possess promising potential for the management of AD through modulation of oxidative stress, synaptotoxicity, neuroinflammation, tau hyperphosphorylation, and amyloidogenic pathways.

Graphical abstract: Potential neuroprotective benefits of plant-based fermented foods in Alzheimer's disease: an update on preclinical evidence
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Open Access Review Article

Effectiveness of anthocyanin-containing foods and nutraceuticals in mitigating oxidative stress, inflammation, and cardiovascular health-related biomarkers: a systematic review of animal and human interventions

Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are a group of chronic health disorders prevalent worldwide that claim millions of lives yearly.

Graphical abstract: Effectiveness of anthocyanin-containing foods and nutraceuticals in mitigating oxidative stress, inflammation, and cardiovascular health-related biomarkers: a systematic review of animal and human interventions
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Dietary intake of different ratios of ARA/DHA in early stages and its impact on infant development

This article systematically reviewed the proportion of ARA and DHA in breast milk and formula among regions and lactation periods, and their impact on infant development and health.

Graphical abstract: Dietary intake of different ratios of ARA/DHA in early stages and its impact on infant development
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Screening, separation and identification of metal-chelating peptides for nutritional, cosmetics and pharmaceutical applications

Metal-chelating peptides, which form metal–peptide coordination complexes with various metal ions, can be used as biofunctional ingredients notably to enhance human health and prevent diseases.

Graphical abstract: Screening, separation and identification of metal-chelating peptides for nutritional, cosmetics and pharmaceutical applications
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Review Article

Efficacy of oats in dyslipidemia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Background: In recent years, oats’ effect on lowering serum cholesterol has been recognized.

Graphical abstract: Efficacy of oats in dyslipidemia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
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Review Article

Structural characteristics and biological activities of polysaccharides from barley: a review

Structural characteristics and biological activities of polysaccharides from barley (Hordeum vulgare L).

Graphical abstract: Structural characteristics and biological activities of polysaccharides from barley: a review
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Mechanisms of probiotic modulation of ovarian sex hormone production and metabolism: a review

Effects of the brain, liver, pancreas, and fat on ovarian sex hormone production through the gut.

Graphical abstract: Mechanisms of probiotic modulation of ovarian sex hormone production and metabolism: a review
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Open Access Review Article

Cell culture models for assessing the effects of bioactive compounds in common buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum): a systematic review

Systematic review of studies on the biological effect of common buckwheat supplementation on cellular models.

Graphical abstract: Cell culture models for assessing the effects of bioactive compounds in common buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum): a systematic review
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Open Access Review Article

(Poly)phenol-related gut metabotypes and human health: an update

(Poly)phenol metabotyping as a tool for tailored nutrition advice. Created with https://BioRender.com.

Graphical abstract: (Poly)phenol-related gut metabotypes and human health: an update
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A review of the world's salt reduction policies and strategies – preparing for the upcoming year 2025

Salt reduction initiatives, intertwined with national health, requires long-term and collaborative efforts among governments, food enterprises, public health experts, and the public. It is imperative to explore more effective methods for salt reduction to attain the global goal.

Graphical abstract: A review of the world's salt reduction policies and strategies – preparing for the upcoming year 2025
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Open Access Review Article

Edible insects as a source of biopeptides and their role in immunonutrition

Edible insect species are attracting the attention of the food industry and consumers in Western societies due to their high content and quality of protein, which is starting to be evaluated as source of peptides with immunomodulatory properties.

Graphical abstract: Edible insects as a source of biopeptides and their role in immunonutrition
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Review Article

Ginsenoside – a promising natural active ingredient with steroidal hormone activity

Ginsenosides are a class of natural products with hormone-like activity of triterpenoid saponins and have a variety of pharmacological activities such as anti-aging, immune regulation and cognitive improvement.

Graphical abstract: Ginsenoside – a promising natural active ingredient with steroidal hormone activity
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Review Article

Efficacy of antioxidant supplementation in improving endocrine, hormonal, inflammatory, and metabolic statuses of PCOS: a meta-analysis and systematic review

The advantageous effect of antioxidants on PCOS.

Graphical abstract: Efficacy of antioxidant supplementation in improving endocrine, hormonal, inflammatory, and metabolic statuses of PCOS: a meta-analysis and systematic review
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Review Article

Engineered plant extracellular vesicles for natural delivery across physiological barriers

A variety of biochemicals are present in edible plants, and plant extracellular vesicles, as emerging targeted delivery carriers, can penetrate various physiological barriers to exert potential therapeutic effects.

Graphical abstract: Engineered plant extracellular vesicles for natural delivery across physiological barriers
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Review Article

An overview of 6-shogaol: new insights into its pharmacological properties and potential therapeutic activities

Ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) has traditionally been used as a cooking spice and herbal medicine for treating nausea and vomiting.

Graphical abstract: An overview of 6-shogaol: new insights into its pharmacological properties and potential therapeutic activities
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Review Article

Technological and health properties and main challenges in the production of vegetable beverages and dairy analogs

The consumption of plant-based beverages has been driven by nutritional appeals and as health promoters for individuals with dietary restrictions related to cow's milk or due to ethical, philosophical and environmental factors and lifestyle choices.

Graphical abstract: Technological and health properties and main challenges in the production of vegetable beverages and dairy analogs
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A critical review on intestinal mucosal barrier protection effects of dietary polysaccharides

Studies have shown that the various parts of intestinal barrier can synergistically defend against pathogens in multiple ways.

Graphical abstract: A critical review on intestinal mucosal barrier protection effects of dietary polysaccharides
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Effects of omega-3, omega-6, and total dietary polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation in patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis

The comprehensive meta-analysis of prospective randomized controlled trials (RCTs) to investigate the association between intake of omega-3, omega-6, and total PUFAs was conducted, and cardiovascular events, cardiovascular mortality and all-cause mortality were also presented in this study.

Graphical abstract: Effects of omega-3, omega-6, and total dietary polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation in patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
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