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Tomato and olive oil are important products in the Mediterranean diet, rich in bioactive compounds that have been correlated with cardiovascular risk reduction, cancer risk reduction, antibacterial and antivirus effects, modulation of detox enzymes and immune system stimulation. Salmorejo is a...

Author(s)
Cámara, M.; Fernández-Ruiz, V.; Fernández Redondo, D.; Sánchez-Mata, M. C.; Gervás, C.
Publisher
International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), Leuven, Belgium
Citation
Acta Horticulturae, 2017, No.1159, pp 231-236
Abstract

Background/Objectives: Increasing numbers of food ingredients are gaining acknowledgement, via regulated health claims, of benefits to human health. One such is a water-soluble tomato extract, Fruitflow (FF), a dietary antiplatelet. We examined relative platelet responses to FF and to 75 mg aspirin ...

Author(s)
O'Kennedy, N.; Crosbie, L.; Song, H. J.; Zhang, X.; Horgan, G.; Duttaroy, A. K.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2017, 71, 6, pp 723-730
Abstract

The 'carbohydrate-insulin theory of obesity' is used to justify popular health claims stating that carbohydrates make you fat or a high glycemic load and consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) and breakfast skipping increase fat gain. According to this theory, the elevated postprandial...

Author(s)
Bosy-Westphal, A.; Hägele, F.; Nas, A.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2017, 71, 3, pp 327-330
Abstract

Marketing of unhealthy products has been identified as one of the main characteristics of the food environment that negatively affects children's eating patterns. Restrictions on advertising of unhealthy foods to children have already been imposed in different countries. However, marketing...

Author(s)
Giménez, A.; Saldamando, L. de; Curutchet, M. R.; Ares, G.
Publisher
Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 2017, 33, 4/6, pp e00032116
Abstract

The increased consumer awareness of the health promoting effects of functional foods and nutraceuticals is the driving force of the functional food and nutraceutical market. Bioactive peptides are known for their high tissue affinity, specificity and efficiency in promoting health. For this reason, ...

Author(s)
Daliri, E. B. M.; Oh, D. H.; Lee, B. H.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Foods, 2017, 6, 5, pp 32
Abstract

Probiotic bacteria are known to harbor intrinsic and mobile genetic elements that confer resistance to a wide variety of antibiotics. Their high amounts in dietary supplements can establish a reservoir of antibiotic resistant genes in the human gut. These resistant genes can be transferred to...

Author(s)
Zheng Min; Zhang RuiJia; Tian XueChen; Zhou Xuan; Pan XuTong; Wong, A.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Microbiology, 2017, 8, May, pp 908
Abstract

Background: According to the Codex Alimentarius of the foods with health claims (FHCs), two major factors play a significant role in the ability for consumers to select functional foods and utilize them appropriately for health maintenance (Codex Alimentarius, 1997). These are: (1) food labeling...

Author(s)
Tanemura, N.; Hamadate, N.; Urushihara, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Trends in Food Science & Technology, 2017, 67, pp 280-283
Abstract

Background: Consumption of foods enriched with phytosterols (PS) can promote substantial reductions in the low-density lipoprotein cholesterol concentrations, a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases (CVD). For reaching the 2 g/d threshold dose for cholesterol-lowering purposes, the...

Author(s)
Corrêa, R. C. G.; Peralta, R. M.; Bracht, A.; Ferreira, I. C. F. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Trends in Food Science & Technology, 2017, 67, pp 19-35
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Author(s)
Prankl, V.; Dressel, K.; Hauner, H.
Publisher
Umschau Zeitschriftenverlag GmbH, Weisbaden, Germany
Citation
Ernährungs Umschau, 2017, 64, 8, pp M460-M464
Abstract

Until 2000, the U.S. federal regulations required that a health claim had to meet the "significant scientific agreement" (SSA) standard to be authorized by the FDA for use in food labelling. However, the commercial speech doctrine, derived from a general principle of freedom of expression,...

Author(s)
Jankowska, M.
Publisher
Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
European Food and Feed Law Review, 2017, No.2, pp 142-150

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