Chapter 12. Control of Systemic Inflammation and Chronic Diseases—The Use of Turmeric and Curcuminoids

  1. Yoshinori Mine3,
  2. Kazuo Miyashita4 and
  3. Fereidoon Shahidi5
  1. Stig Bengmark Member Academia Europeae Emeritus professor Honorary Visiting Professor1,2

Published Online: 12 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780813807263.ch12

Nutrigenomics and Proteomics in Health and Disease: Food Factors and Gene Interactions

Nutrigenomics and Proteomics in Health and Disease: Food Factors and Gene Interactions

How to Cite

Bengmark, S. (2009) Control of Systemic Inflammation and Chronic Diseases—The Use of Turmeric and Curcuminoids, in Nutrigenomics and Proteomics in Health and Disease: Food Factors and Gene Interactions (eds Y. Mine, K. Miyashita and F. Shahidi), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780813807263.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada

  2. 4

    Faculty of Fisheries Sciences, Hokkaido University, Hakodate 041-8611, Japan

  3. 5

    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL A1B 3X9, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    Lund University, Lund, Sweden

  2. 2

    Department of Hepatology, University College London (UCL), London University, 69-75 Chenies Mews, London, WC1E 6HX, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 JUN 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 MAY 2009

Book Series:

  1. Functional Food Science and Technology Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Fereidoon Shahidi

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813800332

Online ISBN: 9780813807263

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Keywords:

  • critical illness (CI) and chronic diseases (ChDs);
  • curcumin in acute and chronic diseases;
  • turmeric—approved as food additive;
  • curcumin in acute and chronic diseases;
  • TNF-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL);
  • dietary bioactive food components interacting with immune response - potential to reduce risk of cancer;
  • Curcuma longa - traditional remedy for gastritis and gastric ulcer;
  • oral cavity diseases - similarities in periodontal diseases and RA pathogenesis;
  • curcumenoids recommended for skin diseases - from acne to psoriasis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • An Epidemic of Chronic Diseases and Critical Illness

  • Lifestyle Associated Diseases

  • Plant-Derived Protection

  • Turmeric—Approved as Food Additive

  • Inflammation—Central to Development and Prevention of Disease

  • Curcumin in Acute and Chronic Diseases

  • Conclusive Remarks

  • References