Dietary Phytochemicals: Natural Swords Combating Inflammation

A special issue of Nutrients (ISSN 2072-6643). This special issue belongs to the section "Phytochemicals and Human Health".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 25 June 2024 | Viewed by 311

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Shanghai Key Laboratory of Veterinary Biotechnology, School of Agriculture and Biology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China
Interests: molecular nutrition; inflammation; antioxidant; dietary phytochemicals

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Diet has complex and multidimensional effects on physiological and immuneregulatory processes. The consumption of plant ingredients (phytochemicals), including polyphenols, polysaccharose, etc., exhibits various biological activities such as anti-oxidation and anti-inflammatory effects, which have attracted extensive attention for the prevention of metabolic and inflammatory-related diseases. On the other hand, some phytochemicals, such as anti-nutritional factors and allergens, also induce allergic reaction and chronic diseases by recruiting inflammatory cells and promoting the secretion of pro-inflammatory cytokines in the gastrointestinal tract, which is detrimental to human health.

Thus, the purpose of this Special Issue is to collect and discuss the recent developments regarding the regulatory role and molecular mechanism of new phytochemicals or their composite effect on inflammatory pathways (inhibiting or promoting), which are involved in metabolic disorders and human health. This better understanding of phytochemicals regulating inflammation can improve the use of currently available treatments and prevention against inflammatory and metabolic diseases or design of novel therapeutic strategies against allergic inflammation. This Special Issue will include both original research and systematic reviews.

Prof. Dr. Jianxiong Xu
Guest Editor

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  • phytochemicals
  • inflammation
  • metabolic diseases
  • composite effect

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