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Wei CHEN

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Hongming SU

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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2023 Vol.24 No.7 P.549-553

http://doi.org/10.1631/jzus.B2310001


Special issue: molecular nutrition and chronic diseases


Author(s):  Wei CHEN, Hongming SU

Affiliation(s):  Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   zjuchenwei@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Molecular nutrition, Chronic disease, Food bioactive compound, Functional ingredient


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Abstract: 
“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”—the ancient adage proposed by Greek philosopher Hippocrates of Kos thousands of years ago already acknowledged the importance of the beneficial and health-promoting effects of food nutrients on the body (Mafra et al., 2021). Recent epidemiological and large-scale community studies have also reported that unhealthy diets or eating habits may contribute heavily to the burden of chronic, non-communicable diseases, such as obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), hypertension, cardiovascular disease (CVD), cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, arthritis, chronic kidney disease (CKD), and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (Jayedi et al., 2020; Gao et al., 2022). Emerging evidence highlights that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can prevent various chronic diseases (Chen et al., 2022). food bioactive compounds including vitamins, phytochemicals, and dietary fibers are responsible for these nutraceutical benefits (Boeing et al., 2012). Recently, phytochemicals such as polyphenols, phytosterols, and carotenoids have gained increasing attention due to their potential health benefits to alleviate chronic diseases (van Breda and de Kok, 2018). Understanding the role of phytochemicals in health promotion and preventing chronic diseases can inform dietary recommendations and the development of functional foods. Therefore, it is crucial to investigate the health benefits of phytochemicals derived from commonly consumed foods for the prevention and management of chronic diseases.

专辑:分子营养与慢性疾病

陈卫1,苏鸿铭2
1浙江大学食品科学与营养系,中国杭州市,310058
2明尼苏达大学食品科学与营养系,美国圣保罗,55108
摘要:分子营养学是营养科学领域的热门研究方向之一,旨在从细胞和分子水平揭示营养素或食品活性成分作用于机体的分子机理。本专辑旨在展现分子营养与慢性疾病领域的最新研究进展,推动相关新理论、新机制和新成果的交流,重点突出食品功能因子对慢性疾病的干预作用及其分子机制。通过了解食品活性成分改善慢性疾病的分子机理,可为膳食建议、功能食品开发和个性化精准营养策略的研究提供科学依据。

关键词:分子营养学;慢性疾病;食品活性成分;功能因子

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