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Special Issue "Impact of Bioactive Compounds on Metabolic and Cardiovascular Health"
A special issue of Nutrients (ISSN 2072-6643). This special issue belongs to the section "Phytochemicals and Human Health".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (28 March 2023) | Viewed by 866
Special Issue Editors
2. Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2, Canada
3. Morden Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Morden, MB R6M 1Y5, Canada
Interests: cereal nutrition; food science; human physiology
Interests: starch quality; food matrix and inherent glycemic potential; nutritional biochemistry
Special Issue Information
Numerous studies over the years have highlighted the potential health effects of various bioactive components of plants. This research area is still being widely explored, involving wild as well as indigenous plants because of the wide diversity of bioactive components, as well as the various modes of action involved in preventing various chronic illnesses. Researchers have also been able to explore minor food ingredients and metabolites with high bioactivity and their mechanisms of action with the recent developments in extraction methods, analytical techniques, and bioactivity assays.
For this reason, the goal of this Special Issue, “Impact of Bioactive Compounds on Metabolic and Cardiovascular Health”, is to cover research domains related to the potential health benefits of various bioactive molecules from plants. In particular, this Special Issue will emphasize the current knowledge and research developments concerning bioactive molecules, including identification and quantification, methods for their extraction and purification, structure–function relationships, mechanisms of action, bio-availability studies, in vitro, in vivo and human studies for the evaluation of their bioactivity, and physiological outcomes to support metabolic and cardiovascular health benefits.
Potential topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Bioactive molecules and their validated health benefits from indigenous/niche food systems;
- Novel bioactive molecules and their role in metabolic health;
- Impact of bioactive components on cardiovascular health;
- Bioactive moleculess and their role in gut modulation;
- Health promotion and disease prevention and management.
We cordially invite authors to contribute original articles as well as review articles that will give the readers of Nutrients updated and novel perspectives about bioactive molecules and their impact on human health.
Dr. Sijo Jospeh (Thandapilly)
Dr. Veda Krishnan
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- metabolic pathways
- plant extracts
- biochemical mechanism
- signaling pathways